ScreeningNotes’s review published on Letterboxd:
"She’s just a machine: you feed her, and she delivers."
Apostle is straight-up Marxist critique of ideology. Mother Earth is the ultimate symbol of the means of production—she makes the earth produce life—and here she's a prisoner, held captive and perverted to serve the cult's purposes, laying bare the price of this society. Ideology once brought this community together, but now it's rotten. Exploitation of the disenfranchised so that the successful may flourish