• Thérèse (1986)

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Release Date: 1986

DVD Release Date: February 4th, 2003

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
In this true story of a 19th-century nun who achieved sainthood, Thérèse Martin (Catherine Mouchet) hopes to follow in the footsteps of her two older sisters, who became members of the Carmelite order of nuns. Although the church resists initially because of her age, Thérèse stubbornly continues her quest to serve God, and even lobbies Pope Leo XIII (Armand Meppiel). Her wish is granted at age 15, when she joins the order and performs extraordinary works in a life abbreviated by illness.

Cast: Catherine Mouchet, Aurore Prieto, Sylvie Habault, Mona Heftre, Helene Alexandridis, Clémence Massart-Weit, Nathalie Bernart, Armand Meppiel

Director: Alain Cavalier

Genres: Drama