The Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun


1h 24m 2006

Brief Synopsis

Worlds collide, tempers flare, and dreams are realized when Mr. Vig, an 82-year-old virgin from Denmark and Sister Ambrosija, a headstrong Russian nun, join forces to transform Mr. Vig's run-down castle into an Orthodox Russian monastery.

Film Details

Also Known As
Monastery, The, Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2006
Production Company
Danish Broadcasting Corporation; Danish Film Institute (Dfi); Nordic Film & TV Fond; Yle - Finnish Broadcasting Company
Distribution Company
Filmcompagniet; Salzgeber & Co. Medien Gmbh

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 24m

Synopsis

Worlds collide, tempers flare, and dreams are realized when Mr. Vig, an 82-year-old virgin from Denmark and Sister Ambrosija, a headstrong Russian nun, join forces to transform Mr. Vig's run-down castle into an Orthodox Russian monastery.

Film Details

Also Known As
Monastery, The, Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2006
Production Company
Danish Broadcasting Corporation; Danish Film Institute (Dfi); Nordic Film & TV Fond; Yle - Finnish Broadcasting Company
Distribution Company
Filmcompagniet; Salzgeber & Co. Medien Gmbh

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 24m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the VPRO Joris Ivens Competition Award 2006 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA).

Released in United States 2006

Released in United States 2007

Released in United States April 2007

Released in United States January 2007

Released in United States June 2007

Released in United States on Video February 5, 2008

Released in United States Summer August 29, 2007

Shown at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival (Special Presentations) April 19-29, 2007.

Shown at International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) November 23-December 3, 2006.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (Documentaries) April 26-May 10, 2007.

Shown at SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival (Beyond Belief Features) June 12-17, 2007.

Shown at Sundance Film Festival (World Cinema Documentary Competition) January 18-28, 2007.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Nonfiction Features of 2007) September 27-October 12, 2007.

Feature directorial debut for Pernille Rose Gronkjaer.

Released in United States 2006 (Shown at International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) November 23-December 3, 2006.)

Released in United States 2007 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (Documentaries) April 26-May 10, 2007.)

Released in United States 2007 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Nonfiction Features of 2007) September 27-October 12, 2007.)

Released in United States January 2007 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (World Cinema Documentary Competition) January 18-28, 2007.)

Released in United States April 2007 (Shown at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival (Special Presentations) April 19-29, 2007.)

Released in United States June 2007 (Shown at SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival (Beyond Belief Features) June 12-17, 2007.)

Released in United States Summer August 29, 2007

Released in United States on Video February 5, 2008