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Lettere di una novizia (1960)

A young novice is about to take her vows upon entering a convent when her recent past comes back to haunt her.

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Margarita 'Rita' Passi
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A young novice is about to take her vows upon entering a convent when her recent past comes back to haunt her.

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Nun on the run.
10 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

First sequence: a group of novices are about to take their vows ;and the priest insists :poverty,chastity,humility...One of the young girls faints.

The nun (Pascale Petit) tells the priest(Massimo Girotti)about her past and then a long flashback begins ,which is the essential of the story.

A story which is worthy of Harlequin romance:the girl got a crush on a student in law (Jean-Paul Belmondo!) .And her mother,who had been in need of men since her husband's demise ,also found a lover.And you would never guess who that lover was!Tragedy is around the corner.

Massimo Girotti tries hard to make his part of a priest believable.And Petit's last line is worth the price of admission.If you look below the surface of it,it may be a curio ,at a pinch.At a pinch.


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