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The Little Hours (2017)

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Medieval nuns Alessandra (Alison Brie), Fernanda (Aubrey Plaza), and Ginevra (Kate Micucci) lead a simple life in their convent. Their days are spent chafing at monastic routine, spying on one another, and berating the estate's day laborer. After a particularly vicious insult session drives the peasant away, Father Tommasso (John C. Reilly) brings on new hired hand Massetto (Dave Franco), a virile young servant forced into hiding by his angry lord. Introduced to the sisters as a deaf-mute to discourage temptation, Massetto struggles to maintain his cover as the repressed nunnery erupts in a whirlwind of pansexual horniness, substance abuse, and wicked revelry.

Cast

Alison Brie
as Alessandra
Dave Franco
as Massetto
Kate Micucci
as Ginevra
Aubrey Plaza
as Fernanda
John C. Reilly
as Father Tommasso
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Critic Reviews for The Little Hours

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (5)

It's often hysterically funny, especially when allowing its talented cast to play up to their individual strengths.

January 26, 2017 | Full Review…
RogerEbert.com
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It does manage to deliver on the promise of an escapist fantasy.

January 25, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…
indieWire
Top Critic

If the humor gets a bit one-joke - I wish Molly Shannon's Mother Superior, in particular, had more to do - "The Little Hours" is nonetheless a cohesive vision.

January 21, 2017 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

A winning ensemble brings present-day attitude to Boccaccio's irreverent sex comedy.

January 21, 2017 | Full Review…
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

A medieval convent comedy for the megaplex crowd, one that dispenses with the notion of nuns as prim-and-proper old maids who spend their days praying, and instead treats them as rude-and-repressed young women ...

January 20, 2017 | Full Review…
Variety
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It's juvenile and bawdy and stupid and crude, but reader, I'm sorry, I laughed. Frequently.

January 30, 2017 | Full Review…
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