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The “Terror” of Noah: How Darren Aronofsky Interprets the Bible

posted on March 26, 2014

At The Atlantic, Catherine Falsani interviews Darren Aronofsky, director and co-writer of the controversial film, Noah. When discussing his fascination with the Noah story, he said, “Why go through [this act of destruction]? What is the reason for it? To me, that’s what’s powerful about it. It’s meant as a lesson. It’s poetry that paints images about the second chance we’ve been given, that even though we have original sin and even though God’s acts are justified, He found mercy. There is punishment for what you do, but we have just kind of inherited this second chance. What are we going to do with it?”

Read at The Atlantic