The Passion of Augustine

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  103 min.
Release Date: March 20, 2015
DVD: June 23, 2015

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Cast: Céline Bonnier, Lysandre Ménard, Diane Lavallée, Valérie Blais, Pierrette Robitaille, Marie Tifo, Marie-France Lambert, Andrée Lachapelle, Maude Guérin, Élizabeth Tremblay-Gagnon, Yogane Lacombe, Tiffany Montambault, Anne-Élisabeth Bossé, Danielle Fichaud, Gilbert Sicotte


Simone Beaulieu, better known as Mother Augustine, runs a convent school for girls in the 1960s. She has turned the little convent into a musical treasure where the students have won every prestigious music competition in the region. When her talented but rebellious niece joins the convent and the government threatens to shut down the school in favor of public education, her world is suddenly turned upside down. She and her fellow nuns are forced to confront the waves of modernity and Mother Augustine herself must search her soul for a new calling. Can she accept her past in order to move forward? Or will she perish with tradition?

Director: Léa Pool
Studio: Les Films Christal
Producer(s): Lyse Lafontaine, François Tremblay
Screenplay: Marie Vien, Léa Pool
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