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An elderly Danish eccentric who dreams of converting his crumbling chateau into a Russian Orthodox monastery butts heads with a strong-willed Russian nun. Few summaries could less promising, but this wonderful documentary from Denmark is actually a surpris… (more)

Released: 2006

Rating: NR

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  • Released: 2006
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: An elderly Danish eccentric who dreams of converting his crumbling chateau into a Russian Orthodox monastery butts heads with a strong-willed Russian nun. Few summaries could less promising, but this wonderful documentary from Denmark is actually a surpris… (more)

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