The Nun


2h 20m 1968

Brief Synopsis

An intelligent, freedom-loving woman is forced into a convent against her will.

Film Details

Also Known As
Nun, The, Religieuse, Suzanne Simonin, la Religieuse de Denis Diderot, la Religieuse de Diderot
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Historical
Foreign
Adaptation
Religion
Release Date
1968
Distribution Company
INTERAMA, INC./RIALTO PICTURES
Location
France

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 20m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Eastmancolor)

Synopsis

A young woman in eighteenth-century France is forced to become a nun and tries to resister her fate.

Film Details

Also Known As
Nun, The, Religieuse, Suzanne Simonin, la Religieuse de Denis Diderot, la Religieuse de Diderot
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Historical
Foreign
Adaptation
Religion
Release Date
1968
Distribution Company
INTERAMA, INC./RIALTO PICTURES
Location
France

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 20m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Eastmancolor)

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1996 (Shown in New York City (Anthology Film Archives) as part of program "Rivettians - The Films of Jacques Rivette" November 15 - December 15, 1996.)

Released in United States 1972

Re-released in United States September 11, 1991

Limited re-release in United States January 4, 2019

Released in United States September 21, 1968

Released in United States 1996

Shown at New York Film Festival September 21, 1968.

Banned by the French government the year it was made, 1965. The ban was lifted after the title was changed to "Suzanne Simonin".

Adaptation of a stage version produced in 1963.

Released in United States 1972 (Los Angeles)

Re-released in United States September 11, 1991 (Laemmle's Monica; in the series "Lost French Classics"; Los Angeles)

Limited re-release in United States January 4, 2019

Released in United States September 21, 1968 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 21, 1968.)