Sooner or later, most people reach a point where they wish that
they could change, really change, something about who they are.
Whatever the cause-a lost love or a mid-life crisis-they sit down
and think, "I just can't stand who I am, and I would give anything
In Odeon Paradise: A Night at the Movies with Jesus and George,
the answer is an emphatic, "Yes...with a little help." For George,
a young church organist/choirmaster who arrives at the Pearly Gates
considerably ahead of schedule and with a lot to answer for, "a
little help" involves the combined efforts of Jesus, Freud,
Shakespeare, Bach, and a host of heavenly others, who help him,
sometimes in spite of himself, to become a better man, as they join
him in the Odeon Paradise, a little theater in Heaven, to watch a
movie of the last year of his life.
A humorous story with a serious point, Odeon Paradise: A Night
at the Movies with Jesus and George will appeal not only to those
who enjoyed stories like A Christmas Carol or The Five People You
Meet in Heaven, but to anyone who has found his hopes and dreams
tied in knots, and wishes that he could get "a little help" in
turning his life around.