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The faith of the series, a journey to the heart of the mysteries of creation


DECRYPTION - Midnight Sermons, horrifico-mystical fiction available on Netflix since yesterday, offers the opportunity to question the religious fact as a source of inspiration.

An Ifop poll revealed this week: 51% of French people do not believe in God.

In our country, as elsewhere, more and more television series revisit the question of faith and its transmission among Catholics, Jews, Protestants and Muslims (to a lesser extent).


In 2012 appeared on Arte,

Thus Be They

, the story in three seasons of five young men, with different backgrounds and motivations, who entered the Seminary of the Capuchins in Paris with a view to becoming priests. In

In the Name of the Father

(2017), Danish director Adam Price paints the portrait of a family of Lutheran pastors whose ancestors suffocate the living with the weight of their authority. The Italian series,

The Young Pope

by Paolo Sorrentino (2016),

The New Pope

(2020) and

Il Miracolo

by Niccolo Ammaniti (2018), radically contrast loss of meaning and transcendence. The American series

The Handmaid's Tale

(2017), adapted by Bruce Miller from Margaret's dystopian novel

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Source: lefigaro

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