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18 Ratings


Directed by Margaret Betts
United States, 2017


Set in the early 1960s and during the era of Vatican II, a young woman in training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, the changing church and sexuality.

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Novitiate Directed by Margaret Betts

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2017 | Nominee: Grand Jury Prize (Dramatic)

2017 | Winner: Special Jury Prize (Dramatic)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2017 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actress

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