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Le pacte du silence (2003)

R  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Romance  |  5 March 2003 (France)
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A priest who is also a doctor investigates the mysterious illness of a young nun who shares a dark secret with her twin sister who is a convicted child murderer.

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Tsilla Chelton ...
Mère Joseph
Estelle Larrivaz ...
La soeur archiviste
Anne Le Ny ...
La soeur infirmière
Wojciech Pszoniak ...
L'archevêque (as Wojtek Pszoniak)
Isabelle Candelier ...
La psychiatre
Hervé Pierre ...
Marcel
Manuela Gourary ...
Chantal
Philippe du Janerand ...
Chaumelle, le scientifique
Marie-Sohna Conde ...
Mica
Lucie Le Bras ...
Charlotte Bonnet ...
Suzanne Chaumelle
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Everyone has a secret. Twins Sarah and Gaëlle near 25; for ten years, Sarah has been a fundamentalist Carmelite in a Brazilian convent, and Gaëlle has been in prison for a heinous crime. Sarah comes to the attention of Fr. Joachim, a priest and physician; he can find no cause for her debilitating abdominal pain. When Sarah and he are transferred to Paris, Joachim looks for Gaëlle, now on probation and finding no respite from society's approbation. An enterprising reporter is digging into Gaëlle's life, the mother superior of Sarah's convent hovers over her, and Joachim investigates the phenomenon of twin's symmetry. Is there any release from the past? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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The truth behind the secret is a lie.


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Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »
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Mère Emmanuelle: [to Father Joachim] I almost forgot. No drugs. Only herbs. It's against our rules.
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Much Depardieu about nothing
2 January 2005 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

In "Le Pacte du silence", Depardieu is a priest and a physician who is sent to tend to a beautiful young nun (Bouchez) who is suffering from abdominal pain. When he finds no cause for the pain and learns the nun's history and order are cloaked in secrecy he becomes suspicious and commits himself to unraveling the mystery behind the nun and her affliction. What ensues is a convoluted mess of a story which involves murder, voodoo, sympathetic physical manifestations, tragedy, and love. Though the film manages to sort itself out in the end and both Depardieu and Bouchez register solid performances, the story is obviously concocted, as difficult to follow as it is to swallow, and not as suspenseful as the musical score would have us believe. A so-so watch now on broadcast which will work best for Depardieu fans into mysteries involving the paranormal. (B-)


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