In 1857, an unemployed miller moves his family into grim lodgings; his wife takes in laundry. In February of 1858, at the Massabielle grotto, their 14-year old asthmatic, illiterate ... See full summary »
In Nazareth in Galilee, at the time of Roman emperor Augustus and of the king of Jews Herod, lives a simple young woman, Mary, between the love of her parents, of her fiancé Joseph the ... See full summary »
In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all ... See full summary »
Chubby Kendall suffers from self-esteem issues due to her weight. She decides to take up female bodybuilding and ends up competing with the pros for the championship. However, her boyfriend and dad don't like her new tough look.
Steven Hilliard Stern
The Passion of Bernadette is coming in English--but it's much better in French with the English subtitles. Ignatius Press is selling the movie in the U.S. for the first time. The dub is uneven and the acting isn't as good as the French language performance by Sydney Penny, who learned French to play Bernadette in the first movie, Bernadette. This is a great way to learn the accurate story, with some funny stuff too, of Bernadette's life as a religious in the convent. It is a good spiritual and historical experience because Delannoy stuck to historical documents and made the film from his admiration of the actor. BTW, Delannoy is Protestant but this is the story of a Catholic saint to whom Mary appeared...
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