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Words with Gods is a 2014 Mexican-U.S. anthology film. It is the first of a planned series of such films, collectively titled Heartbeat of the World. Words with Gods consists of segments directed by nine directors. It was screened out of competition at the 71st Venice International Film Festival. Words with Gods follows the theme of religion, specifically as it relates to an individual's relationship with his/her god or gods. The order[clarification needed][failed verification] for the film was done by Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa.[1][2]

Words with Gods
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Film poster
Directed byGuillermo Arriaga
Emir Kusturica
Amos Gitai
Mira Nair
Warwick Thornton
Héctor Babenco
Bahman Ghobadi
Hideo Nakata
Álex de la Iglesia
Produced byAlex Garcia
Guillermo Arriaga
Lukas Akoskin
Screenplay byÁlex de la Iglesia
Jorge Guerricaechevarría
Music byPeter Gabriel
Release date
  • 30 August 2014 (2014-08-30) (Venice)
  • 20 November 2014 (2014-11-20) (Mexico)
Running time
129 minutes
United States


  1. ^ "International competition of feature films". Venice. Archived from the original on 28 July 2014. Retrieved 10 August 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Venice Film Festival Lineup Announced". Deadline. Retrieved 10 August 2014.

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