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The Dark Night of the Soul

La noche oscura

Directed by Carlos Saura
Spain, France, 1989


Juan Diego stars as San Juan de la Cruz (St. John of the Cross), the legendary 16th-century poet-prophet. Galvanized into action by the spirit of Santa Teresa de Jesus, San Juan fought to install reforms in the Carmelite Order. Like many another visionary, he was regarded as a heretic, and tortured.

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The Dark Night of the Soul Directed by Carlos Saura

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