By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Updated March 03, 2010 at 05:00 AM EST
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Lourdes

type
  • Movie

Set in the world-famous French site that draws millions of Roman Catholic pilgrims each year looking for ease of hurting bodies and spirits, Jessica Hausner’s quietly funny, seriously attentive, and altogether remarkable French-language drama Lourdes examines the down-?to-earth complications of what might well be a miracle. Beautifully led by birdlike Sylvie Testud as an ailing young woman in a wheelchair, every character (pilgrim and helper alike) exhibits a soul. And shaped with confident talent by the Austrian filmmaker, every serenely composed shot matters. A

Lourdes

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • UNRATED
runtime
  • 99 minutes
director
  • Jessica Hausner

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