Unless You Become... (1964)

Film details

Synopsis

David Ross, retired and living in a hostel ponders the relationship of God and man. He sees his son, Stephen, a professor of astronomy and an atheist, deliver a powerful anti-religious attack on television. Horrified, the old man wanders out into the street and the next day is reported missing. Stephen, when summoned, is on the point of making a new discovery and has to decide which way to act. The storyline is used in this film to give substance to the enjoiner: `unless you become like children, you will never enter the Kingdom of God'.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top