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Michal Hytros – Siostry AKA The Sisters (2018)

Autotranslated:
Behind the 800-year-old wall, the lives of 12 Benedictine sisters take place in Staniatki near Krakow. It is the oldest cloister convent in Poland. Its inhabitants are cheerful, elderly people who function according to the “ora et labora” rule invented over 10 centuries ago. The protagonists of the documentary – Sisters Anunciate and Benedict, who have been in the monastery for over 40 years, introduce us to life behind the wall, tell us about the experience of being a nun, as well as about passing and longing for youth. Without avoiding jokes, they show us a monastic world far from the stereotype – often touching and funny. Read More »