- 105 min
- Directed by: Bruno Dumont
- Written by: Bruno Dumont
- Cast: Julie Sokolowski, Yassine Salime, Karl Sarafidis
- UK release: 17 February 2012
Twenty-year-old Catholic virgin and theology student Céline (Sokolowski) is so excessively pious that her mother superior dismisses her from the convent; she then encounters a volatile Muslim teenager (Salime) and his fundamentalist brother (Sarafidis). Dumont's elliptical, typically uncompromising drama patiently builds to a climactic act of rain-drenched salvation.
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Hadewijch24 Jan 2012
Provocative religious drama from French director Bruno Dumont
(cert tbc)105mins Don’t be put off the fact that it’s taken a couple of years for this provocative examination of contemporary religious martyrdom to gain a cinematic release in the United Kingdom. The film, which explores how extreme faith can…
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