The true story of the 17th century Mexican poet/nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz who ran afoul of the archbishop because of her writings championing the rights of women & popular plays regarded as too sexual.
A nun risks upsetting her colleagues, her family, & parents of two dead lovers by becoming the spiritual counselor to the vain man who raped & killed them.
A fascinating 5-star film by Polish filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski explores faith and the complex history of eastern Europe. Click the title to read my entire review.
Rated PG. Running time: 1 hour 59 min. Our content rating: V-1; L-1; S/–2. Our star rating (1-5): 4 Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal; but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consumes and …
The story of how the visionary nun Hildegard of Bingen rose to head a convent during the Middle Ages and stand up to her male opponents, even daring to criticizing the pope.