Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future.
In 16th-century Russia in the grip of chaos, Ivan the Terrible strongly believes he is vested with a holy mission. Believing he can understand and interpret the signs, he sees the Last ... See full summary »
1967 China, A young boy (Dax) is left to survive on his own in the middle of no were, after his missionary parents were murdered by rebels. He is found and Raised by a Shawling Temple Monk ... See full summary »
After studying it in depth in order to accurately portray a priest in this film, Japanese-American actor Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa decided to convert to the Russian Orthodox faith. He was baptized on November 13, 2015, just 2 weeks before the release of the film. As a result of his conversion, he ultimately chose to become a Russian citizen. See more »