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4.1
114 Ratings

Thérèse

Directed by Alain Cavalier
France, 1986
Drama

Synopsis

Like her older sisters before her, Thérèse Martin is determined to become a Carmelite nun even though she is officially too young to enter the order. Thérèse’s stubborn piety wins through, and her love affair with Jesus transfigures her short life.

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Thérèse Directed by Alain Cavalier

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1986 | Winner: Jury Prize

1986 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

César Awards

1987 | 6 wins including: Best Film

1987 | 4 nominations including: Best Production Design

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