Of Gods and Men Poster

Release Date: February 25th, 2011

DVD Release Date: July 5th, 2011

PG-13|2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary
An order of Trappist monks whose members include Christian (Lambert Wilson) and Luc (Michael Lonsdale) live among the Muslim population in a quiet corner of Algeria. As the country is plunged into civil war in the mid-1990s, the men of God must decide whether to stay among the impoverished residents who have been their neighbors, or flee the encroaching fundamentalist terrorists. The situation that unfolds, based on actual events, has tragic consequences.

Cast: Lambert Wilson, Michaël Lonsdale, Olivier Rabourdin, Philippe Laudenbach, Jacques Herlin, Loïc Pichon, Xavier Maly, Jean-Marie Frin

Director: Xavier Beauvois

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Canal+, Why Not Productions, Armada Pictures

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: Doctor, 1990s, Sacrifice, Tense, Underdog, Transformation, Escape

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Nominated Film Not in the English Language
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)