Comedian and writer Shaun Micallef takes a leap of faith on three extraordinary spiritual adventures. Envious of those with 'unshakeable faith', Shaun journeys across the globe immersing himself into some of the world's most unique beliefs. This is his adventure out of suburban Australia on a quest to find the meaning of life itself.
Mormons Running time: 51 minutes
Shaun Micallef travels to Salt Lake City to live, eat and pray with the Mormons before heading off with young missionaries to the jungles of the South Pacific. He then ventures to the deserts of Utah to break bread with breakaway polygamists. This is Shaun's adventure out of suburban Australia and back to the origins of America's own home-grown religion on a search for the meaning of life itself.
Spiritual Healing Running time: 51 minutes
Shaun Micallef is wondering if there is more to life than being a semi-professional comedian. Travelling to the back blocks of Brazil he immerses himself in the community of world famous medium and psychic spirit healer John of God – for a chance to commune with the dead. Here Catholicism is intertwined with a belief in supernatural miracles, mediums and the afterlife.
Armageddon Running time: 48 minutes
Shaun Micallef is wondering if The End really is nigh and how to physically and spiritually prepare for the Apocalypse. Heading to America he undergoes biblical combat training with 'doomsday preppers' and explores the world of TV evangelism with born-again Christian fundamentalists. On a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, he stands where Jesus is prophesied to return, before finally retreating to the Greek island of Patmos where the Book of Revelation was scribed.
This powerful documentary reveals a side to Shaun Micallef we don't usually see – the Aussie actor and comedian is on a quest to find the very meaning of life itself … He is an inspiring host and an entertaining traveller. – Sunday Mail Adelaide, 15 January 2017
Filled with wit, warmth and revelations, Stairway to Heaven will intrigue even non-believers. – TV Week, 12 December 2016
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