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Thérèse: The Story of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (2004)

The mesmerizing story of a young girl's romance with God. Her faith, trials, and sacrifices reveal a way of life based on love and simplicity. A contemplative film based on the true story ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lindsay Younce ...
Therese Martin
Leonardo Defilippis ...
Louis Martin
Patti Defillipis ...
Zeli Martin
Melissa Sumpter ...
Young Therese
Richelle Dodson ...
Young Celine
Clara Defilippis ...
Young Pauline
Mary Helen Owen ...
Young Marie
Mary Defilippis ...
Young Leonie
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Celine Martin
Linda Hayden ...
Pauline Martin
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Marie Martin
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Leonie Martin
Judith Kaplan ...
Mother Marie de Gonzague
Samantha Kramer ...
Sister Augustine
Lois Oberdrof ...
Sister St. Pierre
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The mesmerizing story of a young girl's romance with God. Her faith, trials, and sacrifices reveal a way of life based on love and simplicity. A contemplative film based on the true story of Saint Therese of Lisieux, the most popular saint of modern times. Written by Luke Films, Inc.

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Ordinary girl. Extraordinary soul.

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Biography | Drama

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Rated PG for some mild thematic elements
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29 October 2004 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$357,000, 3 October 2004, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$101,944, 6 September 2013
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1.66 : 1
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Soundtracks

Thérèse's Canticle of Love
(Selections from choral version)
By Marie Therese Sokol O.C.D. © 1999
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Moving story of 19th century Saint
3 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

I saw this at a theater in Burlington, NJ, on Oct 3. Sadly, it is the only movie theater in the state where it is playing. The story concerns the life of a deeply religious French girl named Therese Martin, and her life from 1877 to 1897, focusing mostly on her from age 15 onwards, when she entered a convent and became a nun. It depicts a very human girl and the lives that she touched. They should make more films like this. Unfortunately, we haven't had a movie like this, that portrays Catholic clergy in a positive light in quite sometime. Hopefully there will be more to come after this. Rated PG- nothing offensive, although several characters die.


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