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God Is the Bigger Elvis (2012)

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Dolores Hart left a successful Hollywood acting career to become a nun. A true story.

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Dolores Hart left a successful Hollywood acting career to become a nun. A true story.

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A deeply touching and profound documentary
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This is the improbable story of Dolores Hart, Hollywood starlet turned cloistered nun. Best know for "Where The Boys Are", Ms. Hart in 1963 seems to have the perfect life: she is young, beautiful, talented, sought after and about to marry the love of her life. But there is something missing...how she finds that missing piece and where it leads her is the substance of the film. Inter-cutting scenes from her 60's film career with her very different life in the past 50 years and in the present makes for a compelling story. The last ten minutes of the documentary will absolutely haunt you as you realize the full implications of her decision to walk away from her former life.


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