• The Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun (2006)

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Release Date: December 11th, 2006

DVD Release Date: February 5th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 24 min

Plot Summary
A cranky Danish bachelor locks horns with the Russian nun who has come to supervise renovations to the man's crumbling estate so that it can be used as a monastery.

Director: Pernille Grønkjær

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

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  • It may be that Gronkjaer couldn't get the nun to open up to her. But not knowing much about her creates an awkward imbalance that Vig, fascinating as he is, can't overcome. show more

  • Against all odds, you'll leave this remarkable film caring quite a bit for the old coot -- surely a sign of a very good documentary. show more

  • Gronkjaer's cinematography is pleasing, with beautiful sunsets and tranquil snowscapes. I won't give away the ending, but it might bring a tear to your eye. show more

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