Mother Joan of the Angels

POL 1961 105’
28.09 TH 8.30 PM @Kino Kosmos

DIRECTED BY: Jerzy Kawalerowicz
SCREENPLAY BY: Tadeusz Konwicki, Jerzy Kawalerowicz
PRODUCTION BY: Zespół Filmowy Kadr
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Somewhere around Smoleńsk, there is a female convent where the nuns are possessed by demons. Father Suryn arrives to exorcise the evil spirits, but it’s very hard to fight with the devil when it has the body of a young, attractive woman. This artistic horror, denounced by the Catholic Church as obscene and blasphemous, etched itself on the pages of the history of cinema as one of the most picturesque and artful Polish films. The director himself described it as a simple story of feelings and lust suffocating in monastic habits.

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