Directed by: Michael Tolkin
Actors: Mimi Rogers, David Duchovny and Darwyn Carson
Also known as: Dunkle Erleuchtung, Dernier sacrifice, Sacrificio fatale
Description: An attractive young woman named Sharon (Mimi Rogers who starred in Blink of an Eye) works in a telephone company. She is trying to diversify her boring life with sexual adventures. Finding no comfort in this, unsuccessfully trying to kill herself. Then, suddenly Sharon finds her faith.
To comprehend this film, we must first understand the title, within the meaning of the word «Rapture». Its includes main interpretations:
a) an ecstatic pleasure, enjoyment, the highest degree of excitement, sexual ecstasy;
b) affective disorder, accompanied by a complete breach of contact with the outside world;
c) The Rapture – the taking of man in heaven (the abode of God) during the life of the body.
So, for sure we can say that the picture covers the whole of Tolkien’s complete, the full extent of this significant words. The film plunges us deeper and deeper into the subconscious mind of the protagonist. So that in the end do not believe that it really is actually happening, and not in its morbid mind.