Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen Poster

Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen

Release Date: October 13th, 2010

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
Gifted writer, composer, herbalist and more, a Benedictine nun (Barbara Sukowa) works to expand the status and responsibilities of women within her order.

Cast: , , , , , , ,

Director:

Genres: Biography, Drama

Distributor: Zeitgeist

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  • So it's no surprise that this stately but inert biopic wakes up only when von Bingen becomes less of a singing-nun superstar and more of a human unglued by her own flaws. show more

  • Although its claims about Hildegard's modernity and relevancy should be taken with a grain of salt, one readily imagines Vision attracting a cross-section of the curious, not limited to feminist cinephiles and true believers. show more

  • Writer-director Von Trotta, an icon of the New German Cinema, doesn't have the technical chops for the fireworks you desire, so she settles for wan earnestness. show more

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