Date(s) - 25/05/2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alliance Française de Trivandrum
25 May, 5.30 PM
La Religieuse(The Nun)/Guillaume Nicloux/2013/118 Mins
The Nun is based on the 18th-century novel La Religieuse by French writer Denis Diderot. The film premiered in competition at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival. It received two nominations at the 4th Magritte Awards, winning Best Actress for Pauline Étienne, and a nomination at the 39th César Awards.
Suzanne is shocked when her bourgeois family sends her to a convent. There she faces oppression and torment, leading her to fight back and expose the dehumanising effect of cloistered life.