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R| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
Ambrosio becomes a Capucin Friar due to his absolute virtue and his sermons draw large crowds. Ambrosio thinks he is above sin until Satan comes up with the ultimate temptation.

Cast: Vincent Cassel , Déborah François , Joséphine Japy , Sergi López , Catherine Mouchet , Jordi Dauder , Geraldine Chaplin , Roxane Duran

Director: Dominik Moll

Genres: Thriller

The Monk (2011)

Release Date: March 8th, 2013|1 hr. 41 min.

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  • 40
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Ultimately the movie disappoints, falling between two stools and failing to convince either as spectacle or as a fable about religious obsession. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Sun-Times

    An eccentric period melodrama with horror-flick overtones. Occasionally incoherent but never dull, the movie brims with weird imagery. show more

  • 38
    Slant Magazine

    Dominik Moll never addresses Matthew Gregory Lewis's original groundbreaking ideas in the film, nor does he rework the material for a contemporary audience. show more

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