Die Nonne

Die Nonne

Frankreich / Deutschland / Belgien 2012/2013, Spielfilm

Inhalt

The Nun

Suzanne Simonin describes her life of suffering in letters. As a young woman she is sent to a convent against her will. Since her parents cannot afford the dowry required for a marriage befitting her rank they decide she must instead become a nun. Although a kind and understanding Mother Superior helps her to learn the convent’s daily routine, Suzanne’s desire for freedom remains unabated. When the Mother Superior dies, Suzanne finds herself faced with reprisals, humiliation and harassment at the hands of the new Abbess and the other Sisters. For many years, Suzanne is subjected to bigotry and religious fanaticism.

Denis Diderot’s novel has been adapted for the screen several times. In 1966 Jacques Rivette made a film version with Anna Karina and Liselotte Pulver so daringly critical of the church it was temporarily banned by the French censors. Guillaume Nicloux however concentrates on the fate of a young woman pitted against a merciless system which crushes the individual. His film gradually divorces itself from the circumstances of this particular story to describe a universal drama.

Source: 63. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

Director:Guillaume Nicloux
Screenplay:Jérôme Beaujour, Guillaume Nicloux
Director of photography:Ive Cape
Editing:Guy Lecorne
Music:Max Richter
  
Cast: 
Pauline EtienneSuzanne Simonin
Isabelle HuppertMutter Oberin im Kloster Saint-Eutrope
Martina GedeckSuzannes Mutter
Louise BourgoinSchwester Christine
Françoise LebrunMutter Oberin im Kloster Sainte Marie
Agathe BonitzerSchwester Thérèse
Alice de LencquesaingSchwester Ursule
Gilles CohenSuzannes Vater
Marc BarbéVater Castella
Lou CastelBaron von Lasson
François NègretAnwalt Manouri
Pierre NisseMarquis de Croismare
Nicolas JouhetPriester St. Marie
Pascal BongardArchdiakon
  
Production company:Les Films du Worso (Paris), Belle Epoque Films GmbH (Köln/Stuttgart), Versus Production (Liège)
Producer:Sylvie Pialat, Benoit Quainon

All Credits

Director:Guillaume Nicloux
Assistant director:Guy-William Adoh
Screenplay:Jérôme Beaujour, Guillaume Nicloux
based on:Denis Diderot (Roman)
Translation:Corinne Le Hong
Director of photography:Ive Cape
Lighting design:Stephan Rother, Klaus Peter Venn
Production design:Olivier Radot
Set design:Alain Tchillinguirian
Property master:Stéphane Monjo, Christiane Cornelius
Stand-by props:Christophe Offret
Make-up artist:Fabienne Adam, Raphaële Thiercelin
Costume design:Anaïs Romand
Costumes:Nina Fanderl, Ulrike Kiss-Ruddies
Editing:Guy Lecorne
Sound:Olivier Dô Hùu, Julie Brenta, Christian Monheim
Music:Max Richter
  
Cast: 
Pauline EtienneSuzanne Simonin
Isabelle HuppertMutter Oberin im Kloster Saint-Eutrope
Martina GedeckSuzannes Mutter
Louise BourgoinSchwester Christine
Françoise LebrunMutter Oberin im Kloster Sainte Marie
Agathe BonitzerSchwester Thérèse
Alice de LencquesaingSchwester Ursule
Gilles CohenSuzannes Vater
Marc BarbéVater Castella
Lou CastelBaron von Lasson
François NègretAnwalt Manouri
Pierre NisseMarquis de Croismare
Nicolas JouhetPriester St. Marie
Pascal BongardArchdiakon
  
Production company:Les Films du Worso (Paris), Belle Epoque Films GmbH (Köln/Stuttgart), Versus Production (Liège)
in co-production with:Gifted Films West GmbH (Ludwigsburg), Rhône-Alpes Cinéma (Villeurbanne), France 3 Cinéma S.A. (Paris), RTBF (Brüssel), Belgacom (Brüssel)
in association with:France Television (Paris), Canal + (Paris), Cine+ Filmproduktion GmbH (Berlin), Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée (Paris), Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication (Paris)
Producer:Sylvie Pialat, Benoit Quainon
Co-Producer:Nicole Ringhut, Jacques-Henri Bronckart, Olivier Bronckhart, Reza Bahar
Line producer:Darko Lovrinic
Unit production manager:Didier Abot, Darko Lovrinic (Deutschland)
Location manager:Katja Roesch, Moana Ziegler (Set)
Production coordinator:Caspar Heider
Shoot:24.01.2012-12.03.2012: Klöster Maulbronn und Bronnbach, Rhone-Alpes
Original distributor:Camino Filmverleih (Stuttgart)
Funding:MFG Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg mbH (Stuttgart), Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin), Deutsch-Französisches Filmabkommen (DE FR), Centre du Cinéma et de l' Audiovisuel de la Communauté Française de la Belgique (Brüssel), Angoa-Agicoa (Paris), Procirep (Paris), Eurimages der EU (Strasbourg)
Length:107 min
Format:HD, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 22.08.2013, 140515, ab 12 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 10.02.2013, Berlin, IFF - Wettbewerb;
Kinostart (DE): 31.10.2013

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Die Nonne
Titelübersetzung The Nun
Weiterer Titel (BE FR) La Religieuse

Versions

Original

Length:107 min
Format:HD, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 22.08.2013, 140515, ab 12 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 10.02.2013, Berlin, IFF - Wettbewerb;
Kinostart (DE): 31.10.2013
 

Awards

FBW 2013
Prädikat: besonders wertvoll