Award-winning French drama, based on true events, about Trappist monks who stand up for their beliefs when confronted by fundamentalists in Algeria. More
The story centers around the monastery of Tibhirine, where Trappist monks lived in harmony with the largely Muslim population of Algeria until seven of them were beheaded in a still unclear incident in 1996.
The film won the Grand Prix Award at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for Best Film and Cinematography at the European Film Awards 2010. Hide