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Sister Mary Explains It All (2001)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Drama  -  28 May 2001 (USA)
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A bigoted, fanatical nun comes face to face with the lives she ruined through her teachings when a quartet of her traumatized former students return to perform at her Christmas Eve church lecture.

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Sister Mary Ignatius
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Gary Sullivan
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Aloysius Benheim
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Angela DiMarco
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Philomena Rostovich
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Thomas
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Skeptical Husband
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Bitter Divorcee
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Cynthia Johnson
Jon Davey ...
Tony Cardonelli
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Deaf Woman
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Skeptical Husband's Wife
B.J. Woodbury ...
Truck Driver
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Mrs. Cardonelli
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Attractive Man #2
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A bigoted, fanatical nun comes face to face with the lives she ruined through her teachings when a quartet of her traumatized former students return to perform at her Christmas Eve church lecture.

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In this movie version of Durang's play, Laura San Giacomo's character's name is Angela DiMarco. However, in the play that character's name is Diane Symonds. See more »

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Sister Mary Ignatius: You do that thing that makes Jesus puke, don't you?
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7 June 2001 | by (Eatontown, NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

Supposedly the play on which this movie is based was a laugh-riot on stage, but the filmed version is a mess. The playwright as well as the cast and director can't seem to figure out whether this is a comedy, a tragedy, or a melodrama. As a result, the film is all of these -- and therefore, none of these.

I love good satire, and I was hoping that this would be a gritty spoof of those tunnel-visioned fundamentalists who take themselves so seriously that they begin making up their own religion, never realizing that they have sadly strayed from any orthodox teachings. But I was severely disappointed in this mish-mash.

Back to the old hell book with this script!


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