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Sister Mary Explains It All (2001)

A bigoted, fanatical nun comes face to face with the lives she ruined through her teachings when a quartet of her traumatized former students return to perform at her Christmas Eve church lecture.

Director:

Marshall Brickman

Writers:

Christopher Durang (play), Christopher Durang (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Diane Keaton ... Sister Mary Ignatius
Brian Benben ... Gary Sullivan
Wallace Langham ... Aloysius Benheim
Laura San Giacomo ... Angela DiMarco
Jennifer Tilly ... Philomena Rostovich
Max Morrow ... Thomas
Martin Mull ... Skeptical Husband
Victoria Tennant ... Bitter Divorcee
Joanne Boland ... Cynthia Johnson
Jon Davey Jon Davey ... Tony Cardonelli
Joan Gregson ... Deaf Woman
Linda Kash ... Skeptical Husband's Wife
B.J. Woodbury B.J. Woodbury ... Truck Driver
Jocelyne Zucco ... Mrs. Cardonelli
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Mark Allan Mark Allan ... Attractive Man #2
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Storyline

A bigoted, fanatical nun comes face to face with the lives she ruined through her teachings when a quartet of her traumatized former students return to perform at her Christmas Eve church lecture.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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When it comes to sin... she's hell on heels See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Trivia

The film starts by showing the hands of a nun and they appear to belong to a woman older than Diane Keaton, implying that the character is intended to be older than the actress portraying her. See more »

Quotes

Sister Mary Ignatius: Thomas, who made you?
Thomas: [surrounded by shot people] Sister Mary? I have to go...
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Gonna Rev It Up
Written by: Scott Nickoley and Jamie Dunlap
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Who made you??
12 March 2002 | by bogerSee all my reviews

Great movie, especially if you're a recovering Catholic!! Excellent job by Keaton. She was so believable I found myself ducking to avoid getting hit by ruler. Over all I laughed, I cried, I confessed my sins. Worth renting!!!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 May 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Et dieu créa soeur Mary See more »

Filming Locations:

Brampton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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