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Film Review - Novitiate

NOVITATE 1

There aren’t many pro-nun movies made anymore. Most endeavors tend to view the calling as a simplistic journey of sacrifice and comfort. Other pictures view the experience as a horror show of submission or, according the 2018 “Conjuring” spin-off, “The Nun,” an actual horror show. The miracle of “Novitiate” is how intimate it becomes, taking the Catholic journey seriously as it explores the fogged, searching minds of those who’ve elected to surrender their hearts to God and devote their lives to service, with most of the women electing to experience this mission already overwhelmed teenagers. “Novitiate” isn’t a to-do list of abuse, but writer/director Margaret Betts doesn’t flinch when punishment arrives, ultimately playing closer attention to the voice within as it searches for heavenly comfort in the unknown. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com

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