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The Nun

The Nun

by Guillaume Nicloux

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A soul in search of freedom

Review: The Nun

A soul in search of freedom

Guillaume Nicloux's talented interpretation of Diderot’s novel on the battle waged by a young girl, shut away in a convent against her will in the 18th century. 

"Against religious fanaticism"

Interview: Guillaume Nicloux • Director

"Against religious fanaticism"

Encounter with French filmmaker Guillaume Nicloux, during the world premiere of The Nun, in competition at the 63rd Berlin Film Festival. 

Trailer [fr]


Trailer [fr]


international title: The Nun
original title: La Religieuse
country: France, Germany, Belgium
sales agent: Le Pacte
year: 2013
directed by: Guillaume Nicloux
screenplay: Guillaume Nicloux, Jérôme Beaujour
cast: Pauline Etienne, Isabelle Huppert, Louise Bourgoin, Martina Gedeck, Agathe Bonitzer, François Négret, Gilles Cohen, Marc Barbé

main awards/selection

Berlinale 2013In competition
Rendezvous With French Cinema (USA) 2013
Montréal World Film Festival 2013
Festival du Film Français d'Helvétie de Bienne 2013
Chicago International Film Festival 2013
Stockholm International Film Festival 2013

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