A supernatural thriller adapted from Matthew G. Lewis’ (now cult) 1796 gothic novel, THE MONK traces the corruption of a 16th Century, pious Capuchin Monk.
Abandoned at birth at the gates of a Capuchin monastery in Madrid, Brother Ambrosio (Vincent Cassel), raised by the friars, grows up into a preacher admired far and wide for his fervor. Ambrosio is feared for his righteousness and believes he is immune from temptation – until the arrival of a mysterious apprentice undermines his convictions and leads him down a dangerous path of sin, corruption and murder.
Starring Vincent Cassel, Déborah François, Joséphine Japy, Sergi Lopez, Catherine Mouchet, Jordi Dauder, Geraldine Chaplin, Roxane Duran, Frédéric Noaille, Javivi Gil Valle, Pierre-Félix Gravière, Martine Vandeville
In French with English subtitles
Source: SUBMARINE MEDIA