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Of Gods And Men (2010)



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3 out of 10 Very slow moving
Denise from Sligo, 05 Mar 2013
Because it won all those awards, I thought I would be really moved by this. However I am glad I was watching it alone as I could fast-forward some of the very long silent stretches. All I can say is that it's based on true events, is quite sad and spiritual, and the monks/priests hardly seemed like they were acting at all...more like you were getting to see their real day-to-day lives.
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3.5 out of 10 A slow burner
Mona from Dublin, 28 Nov 2012
A very dramatic ending that is touching as it's true. This one is a slow piece of movie that it made a sensitive viewer. Shows another way of life; the sacrifice, the beauty and personal joy and the harshness. Worth a watch.
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A monastery perched in the mountains of North Africa in the 1990s. Eight French Christian monks live in harmony with their Muslim brothers. When a crew of foreign workers is massacred by an Islamic fundamentalist group, fear sweeps though the region. The army offers them protection, but the monks refuse. Should they leave? Despite the growing menace in their midst, they slowly realize that they have no choice but to stay... come what may. This film is loosely based on the...

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