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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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Ray Loriga

Writer:

Ray Loriga
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paz Vega ... Teresa
Leonor Watling ... Doña Guiomar de Ulloa
Geraldine Chaplin ... Priora
Eusebio Poncela ... Fray Gaspar Daza
Amparo Valle Amparo Valle ... Mari Briceño
Manuel Morón ... Provincial
Francesc Garrido ... Salcedo
Paula Errando Paula Errando ... Juana
Álvaro de Luna ... Padre de Teresa
José Luis Gómez ... Fray Pedro de Alcántara
Ángel de Andrés López ... Obispo de Toledo
Andrés Gertrúdix ... Rodrigo
Antonio Ross Antonio Ross ... Dominico Sinestro
Eduardo Puceiro Eduardo Puceiro ... Padre Vicente Barrón
Javier Mejía Javier Mejía ... Francisco de Borja
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Storyline

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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nobleman | convent | 1600s | nun | santa | See All (6) »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Spain]

Country:

France | Spain | UK

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

16 November 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Swieta Teresa See more »

Filming Locations:

Ávila, Castilla y León, Spain See more »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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(European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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open mind movie
28 June 2007 | by lelia-agostinhoSee 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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