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Unformatted text preview: Grace A. LeLeux Sociology 100-002 April 25 th , 2008 Were No Angels and Conflict Theory In the 1989 film, Were No Angels , two escaped convicts, Ned and Jim, flee to a monastery and pose as priest. Ned and Jim plan to escape to the Canadian border at the first available opportunity. Several events happen that change both Ned and Jim to believe more in Christ. They most throw out their shoes in order to not get caught because they have prisoner imprinted on the bottom. When they return to the monastery they pray to receive shoes. A monk opens the door with a basket full of shoes at the exact same time. Many scenes like this add comedy to the film. As the time approaches for the church to bring the weeping Mary statue across the border to its sister church, Ned sees the perfect opportunity to escape into Canada. However, they must accompany a sick or disabled person across the bridge into Canada with the statue. Ned begs Molly, the mother of a seeming deaf and mute young girl, to take her daughter statue....
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