In The Power of Myth, Joseph Campbell observes, “The adventure is always and everywhere a passage beyond the veil of the known into the unknown; the powers that watch at the boundary are dangerous; to deal with them is risky; yet for anyone with competence and courage the danger fades.”
View one or the two films below:
- The Brand New Testament / Le tout nouveau testament (Belgium, 2015)
- The Life of Brian (England, 1979)
What does the film you chose to watch say about the nature of the relationship between humankind and the unseen powers that operate “beyond the veil of the known”? Support your interpretation with scenes and dialogue from the work.