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The Network of Freedom (2017)
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The Network of Freedom (2017)
Original name: Red de libertad
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: France, beginning of World War II. Hélène Studler is a nun who has been dedicated to the care of orphans and the abandoned people. But the times have changed, the people are living a whole revolt, the Germansoldiers have entered their city and the reality that now faces far exceeds the harshness to which they are accustomed: Hélène discovers that near her locality, the Nazis have installed a concentration camp. Along with some people of the city, several of her Sisters Daughters of Charity plot a whole plan to free the captives from their tragic end.
Plot: heroes, nun, concentration camp, resistance, french resistance, convent, nazi officer, daughter, religion, nuns

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and gloomy films with plots about nun, convent, mother superior, priest, catholic, catholic church and female nudity mostly in Drama, Thriller and Biography genres. Some movies like The Network of Freedom: The Runner Stumbles (1979), Here Below (2012), Theresa: The Body of Christ (2007), Story of a Cloistered Nun (1973), In This House of Brede (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Runner Stumbles (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dick Van Dyke stars as a priest accused of murdering a nun. Directed by Stanley Kramer, this 1979 drama also features Kathleen Quinlan, Maureen Stapleton, Ray Bolger, Beau Bridges and Tammy Grimes.
Plot: priest in love, catholic priest, convent, nun, catholic, catholic church, priest
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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.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy
Plot: impossible love, nun, catholic church, german occupation, forbidden love, love affair, wartime life, fall in love, convent, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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The True Story of the Nun of Monza (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sister Virginia de Leyva becomes the new Mother Superior at the convent of Monza. Said convent turns out to be a veritable hotbed of sinful carnality and depravity. Debauched priest Don Arrigone and lecherous womanizer Giampaolo Osio plot to seduce ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: nun, lesbianism, female full frontal nudity, mother superior, male nudity, priest, female nudity, convent, sexploitation, bathtub, erotica, bare breasts ...
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Theresa: The Body of Christ (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the 16th century, the daughter of a Spanish nobleman joins a convent and becomes a spiritual leader.
Style: spiritual
Plot: nobleman, convent, leader, daughter, nun, santa claus
Time: 1600s, 17th century, 16th century
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Story of a Cloistered Nun (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman who was promised to a powerful family's son at birth falls in love with another man, refuses to renounce him, and is sent to a nunnery by her shocked parents. Once there, she first undergoes degradation to acclimatize her to convent ...
Plot: mother superior, nun, female full frontal nudity, lesbian, female nudity, abbess, corruption, convent, corrupt, evil nun, nun's habit, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
In This House of Brede (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A well-to-do London businesswoman gives up her comfortable life, including the man who loves her, to become a cloistered Benedictine nun.
Plot: convent, drastic change of life, bishop, catholic church, novice, catholicism, newcomer, abbess, loss of child, loss of daughter, female nudity, priest ...
Place: london
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63%
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Agnus Dei (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The young girl Johanne is left by her mother at a solemn convent school. The school is a strange world to her, and when she feels unable to comply with the demands of faith she faces a difficult decision.
Plot: school, religion, children, topless girl, female full frontal nudity, breasts, nun, menstruation, girl, catholicism, convent
Place: denmark
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63%
Sister Emanuelle (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Emanuelle has renounced her life of lust to become a cloistered nun. But when she is assigned to a remote convent school for wayward girls, this delectable Bride Of Christ will face temptations that include a teenage nymphomaniac, a horny escaped ...
Style: erotic, surprise ending, sexploitation film
Plot: corruption, convent, nun, lesbian seduction, emmanuelle, mother superior, dream, sex, voyeur, sexploitation, gun, pretty legs ...
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Beyond the Hills (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Belgium
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A drama centered on the friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany.
Style: disturbing, sincere, realistic, based on true events, bleak ...
Plot: nun, convent, belief in god, friendship, culture clash, traditional versus modern, danger, society, reunion, clergy, exorcism, female friendship ...
Place: romania, europe
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Black Narcissus (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Himalayas, 1934. A remote clifftop palace once known as the ‘House of Women’ holds many dark secrets. When the young nuns of St. Faith attempt to establish a mission there, its haunting mysteries awaken forbidden desires that seem destined to ...
Plot: nun, convent, forbidden love, tragedy, candle, school, bell tower, mother superior, cliff, mirror, candlelight, shaved head ...
Time: 1930s
Place: india, himalaya
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56%
Mariette in Ecstasy (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this forceful study of religious passion an extraordinary spiritual experience is placed in the center of a deftly evoked natural world, namely, rural upstate New York just after the turn of the century. At summer's end, when she is 17, ...
Plot: stigmata, trance, mother superior, abbess, nun, convent
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The Rape of a Nun (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young girl is forced by her father to become a nun. But soon she finds out that dark secrets are hiding behind the convent walls and that she's there to serve lustful human masters and not God.
Plot: convent, nun, rap, rape, sex, evil nun
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55%
I, the Worst of All (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), intrigues them. The viceroy and his wife find her brilliant and fascinating. The prelate finds her a symbol of European laxity. He engineers ...
Style: sexy, psychological, gloomy, sexual, serious ...
Plot: convent, burned alive, solitude, injustice, intrigue, writer's life, feminism, forbidden love, woman in danger, wrongfully committed, rebelliousness, haunted by the past ...
Time: 17th century, 1920s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, tokyo, israel ...
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55%
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The 14 (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in London’s East End, The 14 (aka The Wild Little Bunch aka Existence) is based on the true story of fourteen children who struggle against overwhelming pressures to stay together after the death of their single mother.
Plot: convent, underage smoking, family values, shoplifting, nun, poverty, rebellious, social services, catholic, orphan
Time: 70s
Place: england
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54%
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Sparrow (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Catania, Sicilia 1854. A serious epidemic of cholera is hitting the region. Maria a 16 years old novice leaves her convent and returns her home to avoid contamination. Here she finds a difficult situation, in fact her stepmother and her half-sisters ...
Plot: cholera, convent, mother superior, catholic, catholic church, volcano, catholic priest, religion, student, newcomer, novice, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sicily
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54%
Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sometime after the events in 'Lilies of the Field' (1963) Homer Smith returns to the Church he helped build to find the nuns have taken in a group of homeless children.
Plot: chapel, catholic priest, catholic school, abbess, nun, convent, christmas, church, mother superior, convent school, priest, catholic orphanage ...
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Body & Soul (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: A nun, played by Kristin Scott Thomas, leaves the convent temporarily to help save her family knitting mill from bankruptcy following the death of her brother. Outside the convent she becomes a fairly shrewd businesswoman and feels attracted to one ...
Plot: nun, female nudity, mirror, convent, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Sister Mary (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Nunsploitation from Japan. Part of the Shûdôjo series.
Style: pink cinema, sexploitation film
Plot: sexploitation, sister sister relationship, sisterhood, evil nun, rape, convent, erotica, japanese woman, nun's habit, sister, simulated sex, mother superior ...
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The Secret Garden (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A few days ago, Lucia (Assumpta Serna) receives anonymous letters in which he is forced to perform certain actions that she accepts without question. Her current boyfriend, Arthur (Xabier Elorriaga), suspects the mysterious sender can be ...
Style: psycho sexual
Plot: bdsm, letter, lesbian, sexual desire, s&m, sexual humiliation, bondage, lesbian kiss, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbian interest, dominatrix, exhibitionism ...
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The Castro's Abbess (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young woman is forced into a convent. However, due to her nobility she rises to be an abbess. She has to deal with corruption in the church.
Plot: convent, nun, monsignor, mother superior, catholic church, priest, erotica, bishop, middle aged, abbess, catholic priest, female nudity ...
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The Abduction of Saint Anne (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A cynical detective and a Roman Catholic bishop team up to investigate the reported miraculous powers of a 17-year-old girl being held captive in the home of her father, an ailing syndicate kingpin.
Plot: bishop, miraculous event, catholicism, catholic church, catholic priest, mother superior, catholic, convent, nun, priest, kidnapping
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43%
The House of Doves (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The widow Alexandra and her schoolgirl daughter Sandra live together in a luxurious villa in Spain. When Fernando, an old love of Alexandra's, appears in town the two rekindle their love affair until Alexandra finds that he is being paid to be ...
Plot: widow, daughter, virgin, female nudity, erotica, sex, gigolo, love triangle
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Marquis de Sade's Justine (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Justine is a nubile young virgin cast out of a French orphanage and thrust into a depraved world of prostitution, predatory lesbians, a fugitive murderess, bondage, branding, and one supremely sadistic monk. It's a twisted tale of strange ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, erotic, sadistic
Plot: mother son incest, nun, sadism, sexploitation, murder, convent, catholic school, prostitution, rape, sex, erotica, lesbian sex ...
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Lilies of the Field (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An unemployed construction worker (Homer Smith) heading out west stops at a remote farm in the desert to get water when his car overheats. The farm is being worked by a group of East European Catholic nuns, headed by the strict mother superior ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: desert, nun, convent, chapel, construction worker, friendship, human spirit, interracial relations, small town life, hopes, society, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: arizona, usa
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A Man Called Autumn Flower (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lluis de Serracant leads a double life. By day he's a young lawyer, scion of a Catalan bourgeois family. At night he's a transvestite performer known to his fans as "Flower of Autumn".
Plot: homosexual, anarchism, female impersonator, closeted homosexual, resistance, dictator, gay interest
Time: 1920s
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The Nun (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In eighteenth-century France, a girl is forced against her will to take vows as a nun. Three mothers superior treat her in radically different ways, ranging from maternal concern, to sadistic persecution, to lesbian desire.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, gloomy, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: convent, pursuit, monastery, priest, suicide, nun, society, youth, clergy, gender, dishonesty, chase ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
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The Nun (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Suzanne Simonin describes her life of suffering in letters. As a young woman she is sent to a convent against her will. Since her parents cannot afford the dowry required for a marriage befitting her rank they decide she must instead become a nun. ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: convent, power relations, clergy, society, strong female presence, celibacy, women's rights, religion, humiliation, abuse of power, prayer, nun ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
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Lourdes (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The young, sickly girl Bernadette comes from a poverty-stricken family. When the Virgin Mary appears to her in a cavern near Lourdes, no one takes the girl seriously, even when she digs up a wellspring at the Virgin's instructions The local ...
Plot: nun, religion
Place: france
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39%
Love Letters of a Nun (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Spain 1640, the reverend superior nun Mariana, attends the death of her younger sister, Isabel's husband, who is overcome with hopelessness and heartache. Isabel then kisses and caresses the cadaver's exposed body as if he were still ...
Plot: female homosexuality, sex, female masturbation, nun, exploitation, lesbian sex, female nudity, sin, lesbianism, love letter
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The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four women are given into the custody of the Magdalene sisterhood asylum to correct their sinful behavior: Crispina and Rose have given birth to a premarital child, Margaret got raped by her cousin and the orphan Bernadette had been repeatedly ...
Style: bleak, brutal, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: convent, nun, sexual harassment, punishment, sin, life is a bitch, society, sexual abuse, violence against women, human spirit, mercilessness, corporal punishment ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland, latin america
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38%