Engrossing melodrama set in a nunnery where nothing is quite as it seems. The Calling is written and directed by Jan Dunn, whose previous films include festival favourites Gypo and Ruby Blue. A great veteran cast includes Brenda Blethyn, Susannah York and Rita Tushingham.
Cameo, Edinburgh from Fri 14-Thu 20 May (matinees only).
- Directed by: Jan Dunn
- Cast: Brenda Blethyn, Emily Beecham, Susannah York
Frustrated by her relationship, and driven to explore her long buried religious feelings, Joanna (Beecham) takes the unfashionable step of entering a convent. The cloistered life proves surprisingly active, however, with the nuns abuzz with secret rivalries and tensions, and Joanna's past steadfastly refusing to remain…