Very thoughtful essay on mother! I am not Christian but I do find the film fascinating. As you note, Aronofsky portrays God as compulsive and self-interested. I would say that Bardem’s portrayal even comes off as arrogant. And of course the whole film, although thoughtful, is full of shocking and disgusting scenes. What do you think about this approach and why do you think Aronofsky chose this?

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