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Of Gods and Men

Lists: Sony Pictures Classics

Brief Synopsis: "French drama based on the 1996 kidnapping and killing of seven monks in Algeria. A group of Trappist monks reside in the monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria, where they live in harmony with the largely muslim population. When a bloody conflict between Algeria's army and Muslim Jihadi insurgents disrupts the peace, they are forced to consider fleeing the monastery and deserting the villagers they have ministered to. In the face of deadly violence the monks wrestle with their faith and their convictions, eventually deciding to stay and help their neighbours keep the army and the insurgents at bay."

Overall Ranking: 0 (Rank from 2010: # 0)


Rating:
80
Adjusted* Rating:
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80

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People Involved

  • Lambert Wilson (Christian)
  • Michael Lonsdale (Luc)
  • Olivier Rabourdin (Christophe)
  • Philippe Laudenbach (Célestin)
  • Jacques Herlin (Amedée)
  • Loïc Pichon (Jean-Pierre)
  • Xavier Maly (Michel)
  • Jean-Marie Frin (Paul)
  • Abdelhafid Metalsi (Nouredine)
  • Sabrina Ouazani (Rabbia)
  • Abdellah Moundy (Omar)
  • Olivier Perrier (Bruno)
  • Farid Larbi (Ali Fayattia)
  • Adel Bencherif (Le terroriste)
  • Benhaïssa Ahouari (Sidi Larbi)
  • Idriss Karimi (Hadji)
  • Abdellah Chakiri (Le colonel)
  • Goran Kostić (Le chef de chantier croate)
  • Stanislas Stanic (Ouvrier croate 1)
  • Arben Bajraktaraj (Ouvrier croate 2)
  • Zhour Laamri (La femme de Sidi Larbi)
  • Raouia (La villageoise)
  • Farid Bouslam (Ahmed)
  • Fadia Assal (La femme de Nouredine)
  • Maria Bouslam (Saloua)
  • Soukaïna Bouslam (La fille de Saloua)
  • Rabii Ben Johail (Terroriste 1)
  • Saïd Naciri (Terroriste 2)
  • Hamid Aboutaieb (Terroriste 3)
  • El Alaoui El Hassan (Le berger)
  • Xavier Beauvois (Director)