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Meteora (2012)
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Meteora (2012)
Original name: Μετέωρα
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Greece, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In a monastery set on the top of sandstone pillars young monk Theodoros and nun Urania find themselves physically drawn to one and other after devoting their lives to the strict rituals and practises of the monasteries. Below them the eternal cycle of farm-life provides a strong contrast to their lives and they are forced to choose between human desire and spiritual devotion
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, serious, captivating, light
Plot: monastery, forbidden love, religions or cults, love affair, society, love, temptation, sex scene, nun, sin, prayer, very little dialogue, moral dilemma, human nature, love and romance, religion, jesus, female nudity, recluse, impossible love, male nudity, kiss, blood, hair, goat ...
Time: middle ages
Place: greece, europe

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Letters of a Portuguese Nun (2014)
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Duration: 75 min.
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Place: portugal
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Silent Light (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 145 min.
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Here Below (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The true story of a nun who betrayed a network of Resistance fighters after having a passionate but doomed love affair with a priest during the Second World War.
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What If... (2012)
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Duration: 111 min.
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