#049 – Unbroken and Partially Told Stories

#049 – Unbroken and Partially Told Stories

On this episode of the Reel World Theology Podcast:


We take a look at the near-unbelievable true story of Louie Zamperini in the film Unbroken. Zamperini’s life is an incredible journey from immigrant, to the Olympics, to Japanese prison camps, to finding a faith that would help him reframe his life. We talk about where Unbroken, the film, differs from Unbroken, the book. Why were parts left out? Does it have the same effect? Does it change the message? Is it still possible to be a redemptive story if we don’t see redemption in the film? So many good questions!


Download Episode 049 Here:
Reel World Theology #049 – Unbroken and Partially Told Stories
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This weeks panel included Laura Fissel and Joe Darnell.

Laura Fissel (@laura_fissel)

Joe Darnell (@_JoeDarnell)
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Podcast Notes and Links:

Unbroken at IMDB

Unbroken at Rotten Tomatoes

Unbroken (Book) at Wikipedia

Unbroken Review at Christianity Today

Angelina Jolie Defends ‘Universal’ Depiction of Faith in Unbroken at RNS

Broken: The Power of Conversion in Louie Zamperini’s Life at The Gospel Coalition

Unbroken Review at The National Catholic Register

Unbroken: The Rest of the Story at Patheos

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