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Gradually, though, it wins you over with endearing performances and a clarity of purpose. If that sounds faintly patronizing, it isn’t meant to.
This arresting work, starring Margaret Qualley, Julianne Nicholson and Melissa Leo as well as a celestial choir of up-and-coming young female actors, mesmerizes as it probes a uniquely female-dominated milieu where passions — both religious, sexual and a combination of the two — run hot under those starched, lily-white coifs and black habits.
Driven by strong performances, this is, however, a more conventional piece than other recent pictures which explored crises of faith.
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- Dianna Agron
- Julianne Nicholson
- Liana Liberato
- Margaret Qualley
- Morgan Saylor
- Eline Powell
- Melissa Leo
- Chris Zylka
- Denis O'Hare
- Maddie Hasson
Did You Know?
- Margaret Qualley and Chris Zylka previously worked together in HBO's "The Leftovers."
- At the beginning of the movie, a train is seen that consists of double stack container cars. The movie is set in the early 1960's but double stack containers were not introduced until 1984.
- [singing Exodus 4:15 repetitively]
- Nuns: You shall speak to him / And put the words in his mouth / And I will be with your mouth / And with his mouth / And will teach you both what to do.