Lourdes

Synopsis

Lourdes: A stunningly beautiful mountainous village in the Southwest foothills of the Pyrenees went from a sleepy scenic town to a sacred wonder after 1858, when a 14-year-old peasant girl claimed to have seen the Virgin Mary in a remote grotto. Today, the town is second only to Paris in the number of annual visitors (6 million), part venerated shrine, part Disneyland (shops selling bottled holy water and Virgin Mary-related tchotchkes). Vast processions of people seeking a miracle fuel a small army of care-givers who accompany them. These pilgrims are a surprising cross-section of humanity: accident victims, the terminally ill, an overweight and bullied teenager, a contingent of aging Paris prostitutes, et alia. LOURDES is an insightful meditation on the human capacity for empathy and hope, and the mystery of religious faith in the face of profound tribulation.

Trailer

Réalisateur :
  • Th.Demaizière
  • A.Teurlai
Avec / with :
Genre :
  • Documentary
Date de sortie :
2019

Showtimes

Screenings in French with English Subtitles on Wednesday 8, with Spanish Dub and English Subtitles on Thursday 9

BOSTON - February 8-9 - AMC South Bay Center

CHICAGO - February 8-9 - AMC River East

CHICAGO - February 8-9 - AMC Ford City

DELRAY BEACH - February 8-9 - Movies of Delray

LAKE WORTH - February 8-9 - Movies of Lake Worth

LOS ANGELES - February 8-9 - Cinemark Howard Hughes Center

LOS ANGELES - February 8-9 - Regal LA Live

MIAMI - February 8-9 - AMC Sunset Place

NEW ORLEANS - February 8-9 - AMC Westbank Palace

NEW YORK CITY - February 8-9 - AMC Empire

NEW YORK CITY - February 8-9 - AMC Kips Bay

SAN FRANCISCO - February 8-9 - AMC Metreon

In your City - February 8-9 - Fathom Events

 

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