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Mariette in Ecstasy (2019)
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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, Mariette Baptiste, educated daughter of the local doctor, enters the cloistered convent of Our Lady of the Afflictions as a postulant. Her religious fervor, understated but determined, makes an impact on the small community of nuns whose days and nights are measured in a round of prayer and farm work changing only with the seasons. Their ordered life is disrupted, however, as Mariette begins to fall into a series of trances from which she awakens with stigmata, which heal as spontaneously as they appear. The feelings of skepticism, jealousy and adoration evoked in the nuns, Mariette's own response and that of the Mother Superior are delicately, indelibly presented.
Plot: stigmata, trance, nun, convent, mother superior, abbess

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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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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 ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Plot: chapel, catholic priest, catholic school, abbess, nun, convent, christmas, church, mother superior, convent school, priest, catholic orphanage ...
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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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Plot: nun, lesbianism, female full frontal nudity, mother superior, male nudity, priest, female nudity, convent, sexploitation, bathtub, erotica, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 Vow (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1818 in the Münsterland: Innumerable pilgrims seeking comfort and consolation visit the bedside of Anna Katharina von Emmerich, a nun whose body bears marks of the holy wounds of Christ on her chest, forehead and hands. Clemens von Brentano, an ...
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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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Body & Soul (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
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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)
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a Castilian convent of the late nineteenth century, the community of cloistered nuns celebrates the onomastic of their superior with a poem. She is also visited by the doctor, Don Jose, who diagnosed a disease with poor prognosis. Shortly after a ...
Plot: mother superior, catholic orphanage, convent, baby, abbess, nun, orphan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
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Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
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43%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
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