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A priest investigating demonic possession among nuns in a 17th-century Polish convent becomes involved in a mutual attraction with the Mother Superior. A powerful allegory complemented by the stylized narrative and performances. Polish with subtitles. Based on actual events at Loudun and also the subject of a play by John Whiting, an opera by Krzysztof Penderecki, "The Devils of Loudon" novel by Aldous Huxley, and Ken Russell's movie "The Devils."

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Available on Running time 108 minutes. Originally from Polish.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Religion, Nuns & Priests, True Stories, Period Piece: 17th Century, Devils
Screenplay
Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Tadeusz Konwicki
Cast
Lucyna Winnicka, Mieczyslaw Voit, Anna Ciepielewska, Maria Chwalibog
Director
Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Music
Adam Walacinski

Awards

Cannes 1961: Grand Jury Prize.

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