Filmic Adaptation of M.G. Lewis’s The Monk to be Released in April

Posted by Dale Townshend on March 03, 2012 in News tagged with , ,

Dominik Moll directs this Gothic melodrama based on the classic 1796 novel by Matthew Lewis. Vincent Cassel stars as Ambrosio, a devout monk widely known for his inspirational preachings, who has spent his entire life within the monastery walls after being left on the monks’ doorstep as a baby. Now taking his vows as an adult, Ambrosio is highly respected by his brothers at the monastery and the surrounding village. But not long before a new arrival joins the order, a recurring dream begins to torment him, and his once-ordered life veers into unexpected and dangerous territory…

Theatrical Release
Distributor name Metrodome Distribution
Availability Theatrical

Release Date 27/04/2012

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