The life of little St. Therese of Lisieux, depicted in minimalist vignettes. Therese and her sisters are all nuns in a Carmelite convent. Her devotion to Jesus and her concept of "the little way" to God are shown clearly, using plain modern language. A sense of angelic simplicity comes across without fancy lights, choirs, or showy miracles.
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Awards: Silver Hugo (Chicago Film Festival, 1986); and KRO Film Prijs (Rotterdam Film Festival, 1986). See more
Version of The Vow
Execepts from works by Jacques Offenbach
and Gabriel Fauré See more