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53 Ratings


Directed by Rebecca Miller
United States, 1995


In Rebecca Miller’s directorial debut, a ten-year-old girl named Angela and her six-year-old sister begin acting out rituals of religious purification in the hopes it will cure their mother’s mental illness.

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Directed by Rebecca Miller

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1995 | 4 wins including: Dramatic (Cinematography Award)

1995 | Dramatic (Grand Jury Prize)

Stockholm International Film Festival

1995 | American Independents

Gotham Awards

1995 | Winner: Open Palm Award

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