Chris Newby

  • Chris Newby – Anchoress (1993)

    1991-2000ArthouseChris NewbyDramaUnited Kingdom

    In fourteenth-century England, peasant girl Christine Carpenter is so attracted to a statue of the Virgin Mary that the local priest (who lusts after her) suggests she be walled up in the church as an anchoress, a holy woman with responsibility for blessing the villagers. But when the priest has Christine’s mother tried as a witch, she digs herself out of her cell, a crime for which the punishment is death…Read More »

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