The Monk on DVD

Directed by Dominik Moll I Written by Dominick Moll and Anne-Louise Trividic; Adapted from the novel by Matthew G. Lewis

A supernatural thriller adapted from Matthew G. Lewis' (now cult) 1796 gothic novel, The Monk traces the corruption of a 16th Century, pious Capuchin Monk. Abandoned at birth at the gates of a Capuchin monastery in Madrid, Brother Ambrosio (Vincent Cassel), raised by the friars, grows up into a preacher admired far and wide for his fervor.  Ambrosio is feared for his righteousness and believes he is immune from temptation until the arrival of a mysterious apprentice undermines his convictions and leads him down a path of unmentionable sin, corruption and murder.

US Distribution: ATO Pictures

Digital release: June 4, 2013

Also available for download and on demand.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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