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Lourdes DVD

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Lourdes DVD



Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. 

Jessica Hausner's (Lovely Rita, Hotel) third feature tells the story of a pilgrimage to Lourdes. Among the pilgrims are sufferers of various illnesses as well as others in good health. They undertake the journey in hope of finding spiritual comfort or bodily cure.

Sylvie Testud (La Vie en Rose) takes the central role of Christine, a multiple sclerosis sufferer and religious sceptic, who travels more for companionship than in hope of a miracle. But as the trip develops, her lack of faith is tested with the hope of a new life, whilst, around her, the affectations and jealousies of the assorted entourage of religious officials and fellow sufferers are being exposed.

Actors Sylvie Testud, Léa Seydoux, Bruno Todeschini, Elina Löwensohn, Gerhard Liebmann, Gilette Barbier, Katharina Flicker, Linde Prelog, Heidi Baratta, Jacky Pratoussy, Walter Benn, Hubert Kramar, Helga Illich, Bernadette Schneider & Thomas Uhlir
Director Jessica Hausner
Certificate PG
Year 2009
Languages French ; Austrian ; German
Subtitles English
Duration 1 hour and 39 minutes (approx)