- Baby Suggs as the prophet/preacher who encourages and
motivates her people to find freedom.
- Simon Birch
Simon Birch fulfilled the role of
mediator by speaking up to authority on issues of justice. I
love the scene in the church when he challenges the pastor on
"church business". Throughout the movie he
was an example of a powerless boy standing up for what was right
and pointing others to goodness and to God. (Judith
- Dark City (1998)
- John is "born" into hotel room #614. John
6:14 is about a prophet coming into the world. John ends up saving the
world from eternal darkness and the manipulation of The Strangers.
- Mother Abigail as one who knows those who come to her
house, and knows what is happening in the struggle between good and
- Kareem Abdul Jabbar as prophet: "He's closer now.
The monster. The Dark Man. He's coming." (DVD part 1, chapter 21)
- Natural Born Killers
- Mickey Knox as the prophet who understands evil at its
core, and yet does not understand his own moral responsibility within
it. (Prison interview.)
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