Of Gods and Men Movie
Aesthetically top portrayal of a theme most relevant today , spiritually uplifting . Look to next Xavier Beauvois creation!
Movie Summary: Under threat by fundamentalist terrorists, a group of Trappist monks stationed with an impoverished Algerian community must decide whether to leave or stay.
Movie Plot: In 1996, in Algeria, eight French monks of The Monastery Notre-Dame de l'Atlas of Tibhirine have a simple life serving the poor community that was raised around the monastery. During the Algerian Civil War, they are threatened by terrorists but they decide to stay in the country and not return to France.
- Rated: PG-13
- Runtime: 122 min
- Genre: Drama, History
- Director: Xavier Beauvois
- Writer: Xavier Beauvois (adaptation), Etienne Comar (scenario)
- Actors: Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale, Olivier Rabourdin, Philippe Laudenbach
- Language: French, Arabic
- Country: France
- Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 18 wins & 27 nominations
- Production Company: Sony Pictures Classics
- Box Office: $3,200,000
- ASIN: B004LWZVWU
- Release Date: 2010
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