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Of Gods and Men

Of Gods and Men

by Xavier Beauvois

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Eight monks come face-to-face with death

Review: Of Gods and Men

Eight monks come face-to-face with death

A sumptuous French film about a group of monks well integrated in a Muslim world who must confront their faith as mortal danger approaches. Winner of the Grand Prize at Cannes 2010 

"Beyond religion, the film is about men"

Interview: Xavier Beauvois • Director

"Beyond religion, the film is about men"

The French director answered questions from international journalists about Of Gods and Men at a press conference at the Cannes Film Festival 





international title: Of Gods and Men
original title: Des hommes et des dieux
country: France
sales agent: Wild Bunch
year: 2010
directed by: Xavier Beauvois
screenplay: Etienne Comar, Xavier Beauvois
cast: Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale, Olivier Rabourdin, Roschdy Zem, Jacques Herlin, Sabrina Ouazani

main awards/selection

Cannes 2010Official Selection, Grand Prize
BFI London Film Festival 2010>
César 2011Best film, Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Michael Lonsdale), Best Photography

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