The Monk France, Spain 2011 – 101min.

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The Monk

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Spain, 1595. A fortress-like monastery in the middle of a bleak landscape. A bundle is laid before the monastery gate. The orphan grows up to be Brother Ambrosio, who becomes respected and venerated beyond the monastery walls as a passionate capuchin, a strict and relentless master of his craft. He takes pity on a young man named Valerio and makes him a novice. Valerio has secret healing powers that allow him to free Ambrosio from the headaches that plague him. But when Valerio becomes seriously ill, the truth is revealed: «he» is a woman.

Release date

German Switzerland: 8. March 2012

Romandie: 13. July 2011



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