Of Gods and Men
aka Des hommes et des dieux
First screened in May 2012
Director: Xavier Beauvois. Cast: Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale, Olivier Rabourdin, Jacques Herlin, Philippe Laudenbach, Loïc Pichon, Xavier Maly, Jean-Marie Frin, Adel Bencherif, Abdelhafid Metalsi, Sabrina Ouazani, Farid Larbi, Zhour Laamri, Fadia Assal, Idriss Karimi, Olivier Perrier. Screenplay: Xavier Beauvois and Etienne Comar.
Twitter Capsule: Did you catch the part where the monks were unsure what to do yet beatifically sure? Moving tale; flat, safe film.

Photo © 2010 Why Not Productions/Armada Films/
France 3 Cinéma, © 2011 Sony Pictures Classics
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

Cannes Film Festival: Grand Jury Prize; Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
National Board of Review: Best Foreign Language Film
César Awards (French Oscars): Best Picture; Best Supporting Actor (Lonsdale); Best Cinematography (Caroline Champetier)

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