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The Nun (La Religieuse) (1966)

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Genres: Drama
Starring: Anna Karina, Liselotte Pulver, Micheline Presle, Francine Bergé, Francisco Rabal, Yori Bertin
Director: Jacques Rivette
Plot Synopsis:

In eighteenth-century France a girl (Suzanne Simonin) is forced against her will to take vows as a nun. Three mothers superior (Madame de Moni, Sister Sainte-Christine, and Madame de Chelles) treat her in radically different ways, ranging from maternal concern, to sadistic persecution, to lesbian desire. Suzanne's virtue brings disaster to everyone in this faithful adaptation of a bitter attack on religious abuses by the Enlightenment philosopher Denis Diderot.

  • Release Details
    Release Date: May 28th, 2019
    Movie Release Year: 1966
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Kino
  • Technical Specs
    Specs:4K RESTORATION OF THE FILM
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p/AVC MPEG-4
    Aspect Ratio(s):1.85:1
    Audio Formats:French: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0
    Subtitles/Captions:English
    Special Features:
    Audio commentary by film critic Nick Pinkerton
    Booklet essay by Dennis Lim, director of programming at the Film Society of Lincoln Center
    Suzanne Simonin, La Scandaleuse - a new making-of documentary (29 minutes)
    Trailer
    Reversible Artwork