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Teresa, el cuerpo de Cristo (2007)

A drama based on the life of Spain's feminist mystic Saint Teresa (Vega).

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Teresa
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Doña Guiomar de Ulloa
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Fray Gaspar Daza
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Mari Briceño
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Salcedo
Paula Errando ...
Juana
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Fray Pedro de Alcántara
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Obispo de Toledo
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Rodrigo
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Dominico Sinestro
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Padre Vicente Barrón
Javier Mejía ...
Francisco de Borja
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In the middle of the Sixteenth Century, in Castilla, the daughter of a nobleman Teresa de Ahumada joins a convent administrated by the Superior Mother seeking a spiritual life. After a period of prays and sacrifice, she claims that she has visions with Jesus attracting the attention of the church in times of religious pursue, changes and Inquisition. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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open mind movie
28 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

I loved it because it's about the spirit, it's beautiful and never boring. We like to believe we live in a very open-minded time but Teresa, today, would probably be a psychiatric patient. This film is not a biography, and it's not really a story that is being told. This is about spirit. Teresa is dealing with the spirit through her life and this is strange enough when we must believe in matter and stories are about events chained in a logical way to look real. Real and unreal are no important matters here. The same spirit can divide or not divide concepts as life and death. Teresa knows the whole. Watching this movie can really open our mind.


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