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Heal the Living

With “Stranger At My Door ” by William Witney

Synchronised breathing in the dark of the cinema can have a therapeutic effect, and it is no coincidence that injury and healing – the miracle of regenerating bodies and souls – has been a central motif throughout cinematic history. This selection of six films, which borrows its title from the French film Réparer les vivants (Heal the Living), oscillates between these two opposing states.

Film still from ”Stranger at My Door“

Film still from “Stranger at My Door”

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  • 85 min
  • English

Past Dates

Stranger at My Door (William Witney, USA 1956), English, 19:00

How do you begin a new life? In William Witney’s Republic western Stranger at My Door, an outlaw hides out on a farm after robbing a bank. The farm belongs to a preacher who lives there with his family. He tries to convince the wanted bandit to renounce his criminal activities and become a better person.