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Robert Gerarde
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Dominic Arlien
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Mr. Arlien
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Mr. Duvries
Charles Robinson ...
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Sister Elise
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Young and inexperienced Sister Ann has just arrived at her next posting at Samaritan House, a Dominican order located in a disreputable neighborhood of Ghent, Belgium. Sister Ann is enthusiastic, progressive but naive, all which irks one of the senior sisters, Sister Cluny, especially the fact that Sister Ann has a prized material possession, a guitar she's named Adele. Sister Ann considers Adele and her music to be her friends. Contrary to Sister Cluny, the Mother Prioress believes Sister Ann will be a welcome addition to their order. This posting is to be the training ground for Sister Ann and others to become missionaries in Africa. Sister Ann's path takes a detour when the order's Father Clementi hears Sister Ann sing. He believes Sister Ann should record her music and as a favor asks Robert Gerarde of Primavera Records for recording time. Unknown at the time the request is made, Robert and Sister Ann are old friends who attended the Paris Conservatory of Music together five years... Written by Huggo

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As Joyous and Jubilant as Her Songs "DOMINIQUE" and "BROTHER JOHN" See more »


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Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, and Nichelle Nichols tested for the role of Sister Mary. See more »

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As Sister Ann is riding her scooter through the streets of the town in the first part of the movie. her suitcase is strapped to the back rack and changes position from standing up to laying on it's side then back to standing up again.. See more »

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Good music....
25 January 2001 | by (Honolulu, Hawaii) – See all my reviews

The film is somewhat syrupy and a bit simplistic, but correct in most essentials and, after all, quite entertaining. The music, of course, is the best thing about it...quite uplifting. "Raindrops" is my particular favorite, but the duet on "Beyond the Stars" is excellent as well. Miss Reynolds' voice is more than adequate to do justice to the music, most of which (I see from the Soundtrack listings) Sister Sourire wrote herself.


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