The life of little St. Therese of Lisieux, depicted in minimalist vignettes. Therese and her sisters are all nuns in a Carmelite convent. Her devotion to Jesus and her concept of "the little way" to God are shown clearly, using plain modern language. A sense of angelic simplicity comes across without fancy lights, choirs, or showy miracles. Written by
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Selected by the Vatican in the "religion" category of its list of 45 "great films." See more
Version of Saint Theresa of Lisieux
Execepts from works by Jacques Offenbach
and Gabriel Fauré See more