Keyword: monastery

Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 03/06/2014
This is the tale of the adventures of Gustave H., a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune -- all against the backdrop of a suddenly and dramatically changing continent.
Color of Pomegranates

The Color of Pomegranates (1991)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 73 minutes Release date: 04/22/1991
The life of the Armenian poet Aruthin Sayadin (Sayat-Nova).
Into Great Silence

Into Great Silence (2007)

Rated: None Runtime: 162 minutes Release date: 02/27/2007
Nestled deep in the postcard-perfect French Alps, the Grande Chartreuse is considered one of the world's most ascetic monasteries. In 1984, German filmmaker Philip Gröning wrote to the Carthusian order for permission to make a documentary about them. They said they would get back to him. Sixteen years later, they were ready. Gröning, sans crew or artificial lighting, lived in the monks' quarters...
Dir: Philip Groning
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Thomas Keating: A Rising Tide of Silence (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 03/06/2014
A portrait of influential spiritual leader Father Thomas Keating is told through extensive conversations with him as well as through historical footage and interviews with others. His journey is followed from his affluent childhood in New York City to the austere life as a Trappist monk and his rise through the Catholic Church. In the 1970s, Father Thomas introduced the monks to Eastern practices...
Dir: Elena Mannes
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