EN - Enter the medieval world of Christine Carpenter, a visionary girl who is to become an Anchoress, a walled-in recluse, so that she can 'live in the Virgin's house forever'. Based on actual letters that were written about such an Anchoress in 1325, the film follows Christine as she awakens to her own sensuality and explores her own female, earth-based spirituality.

FR - Entrez dans le monde médiéval de Christine Carpenter, une femme visionnaire et future anachorète, une recluse emmurée, afin de pouvoir « vivre dans la maison de la Vierge pour toujours ». Basé sur des lettres écrites en 1325 par une anachorète, le film suit Christine dans son éveil à sa sensualité et son exploration de sa propre spiritualité féminine terrestre.

Info

Title Anchoress
Original title Anchoress
Original language English
Status Completed
Production Minority Flemish
Category Features
Year 1993

Credits

Cast Nathalie Morse, Gene Bervoets, Toyah Wilcox, Brenda Bertin, Michaël Pas, Pete Postlethwaite, François Beukelaers, Jan Decleir, Mieke De Groote, Peter van Asbroeck
Photography Michel Baudour
Editing Brand Thumim
Art director Niek Kortekaas
Costume Annie Symons
Makeup Pilo Pilkes, Leni Teulings, Lia Van der Horst, Cynthia Van der Linden, Karin Van Dijk

Technical specs

Running time film 108’
Release format 35mm

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Short info

Director Chris Newby
Producers Paul Breuls
Writers Judith Stanley-Smith, Christine Watkins
Contact

Corsan
Paul Breuls
Brouwersvliet 21
2000 Antwerp
Belgium
T +32 3 226 21 58
www.corsan.be

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