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Title:
Brides of Christ
Author:
Masters, Sue.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : Lance Entertainment ; New York, NY : Distributed by Wellspring Media, [2004]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (327 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
"Inside the convent walls of Santo Spirito, six remarkable women find themselves caught between centuries old tradition and the radical social changes reshaping the secular world in the 1960s. Bound by their vows, these "Brides of Christ" struggle to confront questions they cannot answer, disciplines they refuse to follow and love they dare not feel."--Container.
General Note:
Originally produced for television broadcast in 1991.

Special features include: cast biographies; about Vatican II; cast & credits; Weblink.
Language:
English
Contents:
Disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- Disc 2. Episodes 5-6.
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
ISBN:
9780794204815

9780794204563
UPC:
720917804323

720917803821
Format :
DVD

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Australian filmmaker Ken Cameron directs the six-part television miniseries Brides of Christ, originally broadcast in 1991. The series involves a group of six women at an Australian convent school during the 1960s, a time of social turbulence and Vatican reforms. Sister Agnes (Brenda Fricker) leads the group of nuns with Mother Ambrose (Sandy Gore). The younger nuns include Sister Catherine (Josephine Byrnes) and Sister Paul (Lisa Hensley). Also at the convent are teenagers Frances Heffernan (Naomi Watts) and Rosemary Fitzgerald (Kym Wilson). Each of the six episodes focuses on one character. Russell Crowe appears in a small role. Brides of Christ premiered in the U.S. on A&E. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi


Summary

Australian filmmaker Ken Cameron directs the six-part television miniseries Brides of Christ, originally broadcast in 1991. The series involves a group of six women at an Australian convent school during the 1960s, a time of social turbulence and Vatican reforms. Sister Agnes (Brenda Fricker) leads the group of nuns with Mother Ambrose (Sandy Gore). The younger nuns include Sister Catherine (Josephine Byrnes) and Sister Paul (Lisa Hensley). Also at the convent are teenagers Frances Heffernan (Naomi Watts) and Rosemary Fitzgerald (Kym Wilson). Each of the six episodes focuses on one character. Russell Crowe appears in a small role. Brides of Christ premiered in the U.S. on A&E. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi