Des Hommes Et Des Dieux

Original Title: Des hommes et des dieux
Director: Xavier Beauvois
Screenwriter: Xavier Beauvois, Etienne Comar
Nationality. France
Genre: Drama
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Festival: Competition Film Cannes Festival 2010


A monastery located in the Maghreb mountains in the 90's. Eight french christian monks live in harmony with their Muslim brothers. When a team of foreing workers is massacred by an islamic group, terror settles in the region. The Army proposes to protect the monks, but they refuse. Should they leave? In spite of the growing threats surrounding them, the monks decideo to stay there, no matter what. This film is inspired by the real life of Cisterciens Monks of Tibhirine in Algeria in 1993 until they were sent away in 1996


Lambert Wilson
Michael Lonsdale
Roschdy Zem
Olivier Rabourdin
Sabrina Ouazani
Goran Kostic
Jacques Herlin
Philippe Laudenbach
Xavier Maly