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The first of four installments in the groundbreaking Heartbeat of the World anthology film series. Comprised of several short films by some of the world's most exciting directors, Words with Gods follows the theme of religion - specifically as it relates to an individual's relationship with his/her god or gods...or the lack thereof. In Words with Gods, each director recounts a narrative centered around human fragility, as well as environmental and cultural crises involving specific religions with which each has a personal relationship; including early Aboriginal Spirituality, Umbanda, Buddhism, the Abrahamic faiths, Hinduism, and Atheism. An animated sequence by Mexican animator Maribel Martinez is woven through each of the film segments, with each segment narratively connected as a feature-length film.

  1. Bahman Ghobadi

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Amos Gitai

    Director, Writer

  3. Emir Kusturica

    Director, Writer

  4. Álex de la Iglesia

    Director, Writer

  5. Warwick Thornton

    Director, Writer

  6. Hideo Nakata

    Director, Writer

  7. Hector Babenco

    Director, Writer

  8. Guillermo Arriaga

    Director, Writer

  9. Mira Nair

    Director

  10. Zoya Akhtar

    Screenplay

  11. Jorge Guerricaechevarría

    Writer

  12. Reema Kagti

    Writer

  13. Dunja Kusturica

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Miranda Tapsell

    Miranda Tapsell

    Woman (ep. "True Gods")

  2. Chico Diaz

    Chico Diaz

    The Man (ep. "The Man Who Stole a Duck")

  3. Tanuja

    Tanuja

    Leela (ep. "God Room")

  4. Masatoshi Nagase

    Masatoshi Nagase

    (ep. "Sufferings")

  5. Yaël Abecassis

    Yaël Abecassis

    (ep. "The Book of Amos")

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Words with Gods
Words with Gods

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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 10, 2014
    Premiere

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Original Language English

Runtime 2h 13m

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