Wednesday, April 21, 2010

No Greater Love



Only three showings in Glasgow (next week at the GFT)

Acclaimed filmmaker Michael Whyte petitioned for ten years for access to the Monastery of the Most Holy Trinity in Notting Hill, home to a cloistered order of Carmelite nuns. The final result is a beautiful, informative and surprisingly inspiring study of a way of life defiantly at odds with the glitzy priorities and frenetic pace of the outside world. Questioning, elegant and surprising in what it reveals, this is a quietly absorbing work.

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