Keyword: convent

Sound of Music

The Sound of Music (1965)

Rated: G Runtime: 174 minutes Release date: 03/30/1965
A former nun leaves the convent to become a governess for the seven children of a wealthy, Austrian widower who has grown into a cold disciplinarian. Soon, the she opens the children to the wonders of life and the joy of music - and eventually softens the heart of their father and gains his love.
Ida

Ida (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
Eighteen-year-old Anna, a sheltered orphan raised in a convent, is preparing to become a nun when the Mother Superior insists she first visit her sole living relative. Naïve, innocent Anna soon finds herself in the presence of her aunt Wanda, a worldly and cynical Communist Party insider, who shocks her with the declaration that her real name is Ida and her Jewish parents were murdered during the...
Philomena

Philomena (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
Philomena Lee, an Irishwoman in her 70s, became pregnant as a teenager in 1952. Her family abandoned her out of shame and sent her to a convent, where, along with other young girls in the same predicament, she was regarded as "a fallen woman." Three years later, the nuns made her give up her son Anthony for adoption in America. Lee, who was forced to sign a document promising "never to seek to...

Marie Heurtin (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/11/2014
A deaf and blind fourteen-year-old girl cannot communicate with the outside world. Despite the advice of a doctor who believes she is "dumb", Marie's father cannot bring himself to commit her to an asylum. Out of despair, he takes her to the Larnay Institute near Poitiers where nuns take care of young deaf women. Her Mother Superior's scepticism not withstanding, Sister Marguerite, a young nun...

Glissements progressifs du plaisir (1973)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 11/29/1973
A young woman who is a suspect in the stabbing death of her roommate Nora is held in custody at a convent, where she seduces the cops and clerics that surround her. All submit to her sexual whims, and are drawn into a sado-masochistic world where fantasy and reality are pleasurable blurred.