Des hommes et des Dieux

Des hommes et des Dieux

           Des hommes et des Dieux
               Genre: Drama
               Islam, Algeria, monastery, kidnapping, Monk, fundamentalism, Cannes 2010
    A small monastery high in the mountains of North Africa: eight Christian monks live here in peace with their Muslim neighbors. is killed when a group of foreign workers in the vicinity of Islamic fundamentalists is spreading fear in the region. The army provides protection to the monks, but they refuse. Despite the growing danger of the convent inmates decide to stay, no matter what may happen to them. Xavier Beauxvois film is based on a real case: the kidnapping and subsequent murder of seven monks of the Cistercian Order in Algeria in 1996.   Title: , Des hommes et des Dieux Country of production: France Production year: 2010 Length: 120 (min)

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