The Nun



In eighteenth-century France, a girl is forced against her will to take vows as a nun. Three mothers superior treat her in radically different ways, ranging from maternal concern, to sadistic persecution, to lesbian desire.

  1. Jacques Rivette

    Director, Writer

  2. Denis Diderot


  3. Jean Gruault


Top Billed Cast

  1. Anna Karina

    Anna Karina


  2. Liselotte Pulver

    Liselotte Pulver

    Mme de Chelles

  3. Micheline Presle

    Micheline Presle

    Mme de Moni

  4. Francine Bergé

    Francine Bergé

    Soeur Sainte-Christine

  5. Francisco Rabal

    Francisco Rabal

    Dom Morel

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The Nun
The Nun



Original Title La Religieuse

Status Released

Release Information

  • July 8, 1971


Original Language French

Runtime 2h 15m

Budget -

Revenue -



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