A fascinating study of the poet Saint John of the Cross, and his spell in solitary confinement. Set in the convent of Toledo, this film explores the temptations that surrounded him, the ... See full summary »

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San Juan de la Cruz
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Vailer (as Fernando Guillen)
Manuel de Blas ...
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Francisco Casares ...
Fray José
Fermí Reixach ...
Fray Gerónimo Tostado (as Fermin Reixach)
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Abel Vitón ...
Fray Jacinto (as Abel Viton)
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Superiora (as Mariaelena Flores)
Adolfo Thous ...
Fray María
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Carlos Velasco
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A fascinating study of the poet Saint John of the Cross, and his spell in solitary confinement. Set in the convent of Toledo, this film explores the temptations that surrounded him, the dreams that afflicted him, his sanctity and his sanity. Written by LolaFilms

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