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 »
Ilsa, now a vicious warden, runs a mental-hospital for young women. A girl deliberately "checks" in to the hospital to find out what has happened to her sister who stayed there. Meanwhile ... See full summary »
Marc, a young snake expert, works at a museum in Geneva. He loves snakes, to the point that he owns many and even takes a bath with his huge pet python. He meets and falls in love with a ... See full summary »
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 It is a good spiritual and historical experience because Delannoy stuck to historical documents and made the film from his admiration of the actor.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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