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The Monk (2011)

Le moine (original title)
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Madrid, in the seventeenth century. Abandoned at the doorstep of a monastery, Ambrosio has been brought up by the Capucin Friars. After becoming a friar himself, he becomes an unrivaled ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Valerio
Joséphine Japy ...
Antonia
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Le débauché
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Père Miguel
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L'abbesse
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Frédéric Noaille ...
Lorenzo
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Frère Andrés (as Javivi Gil Valle)
Martine Vandeville ...
Leonella
Pierre-Félix Gravière ...
Frère Iago
Serge Feuillard ...
Le tuteur
Ernst Umhauer ...
Le novice
Jean-Francois Vendroux ...
L'homme au bébé (as Jean-François Vendroux)
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Storyline

Madrid, in the seventeenth century. Abandoned at the doorstep of a monastery, Ambrosio has been brought up by the Capucin Friars. After becoming a friar himself, he becomes an unrivaled preacher whose sermons draw crowds and earn him the admiration of all. Admired for his extreme rigor and absolute virtue, Ambrosio is certain he is safe from any temptation. But Satan has not said his final word... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Rated R for some sexuality, brief graphic nudity and violent images | See all certifications »
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13 July 2011 (France)  »

Also Known As:

El monje  »

Box Office

Budget:

€11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,418 (USA) (8 March 2013)

Gross:

$8,418 (USA) (8 March 2013)
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French visa # 120426 delivered on 9-6-2011. See more »

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Version of The Monk (1990) See more »

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Work Of Genius
24 February 2012 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I don't understand the bad reviews and low ratings for this. Its the best movie I have seen in a while . Full of Gothic imagery and the wonderful acting skills of Vincent Cassel .Lots of other interesting characters and wonderful shots of the countryside of Navarra ,Spain also. I throughly enjoyed every minute of it myself. I haven't read the book so I'm not going to go into that side of it. I gave this a 9 and its rare enough I would rate a movie that high. Normally I don't bother writing reviews but I felt I had to say something here as "The Monk " is getting slated unfairly in my opinion. Don't be put off by the ratings here is all Im saying. This movie is more than worth watching.


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