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The Passion Of Augustine (La Passion D'augustine) (2015)

The Passion Of Augustine (La Passion D'augustine) (2015)

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THE PASSION OF AUGUSTINE stars Céline Bonnier as Mother Augustine, a Roman Catholic nun who teaches music in a convent school in rural Quebec in the 1960s and who is fighting to preserve her school against the backdrop of the social changes wrought by Vatican II and Quebec's Quiet Revolution. When her talented but rebellious niece joins the convent, and when the government threatens to shut down the school in favour of public education, her world is suddenly turned upside down. She and her fellow nuns are forced to confront the waves of modernity, and Mother Augustine herself must search her soul for a new calling. Can she accept her past in order to move forward? Or will she perish with tradition?

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Critic Reviews for The Passion Of Augustine (La Passion D'augustine)

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At its core, The Passion of Augustine is so much more than a film about religion; It challenges archaic and often false perceptions of religious institutions.

August 29, 2017 | Full Review…

Intriguing drama about a musically gifted religious who creatively handles the many changes which come her way.

August 23, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It is something of a temptation, having watched Lea Pool's "The Passion of Augustine," to say that filmmakers should be discouraged from certain subjects-religious vocation, for instance, the inherent drama of which seems unknowable for the filmmaker. . .

August 16, 2017 | Full Review…

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In French Canada a nun fights to save the music school for girls that she runs, threatened by changing times and thinking. An intimate portrait as we get to see how the women who have given up the world dote on their students. Lots of good music too.

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