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Sister Mary Explains It All (2001)

A bigoted, fanatical nun comes face to face with the lives she ruined through her teachings when a quartet of her traumatized former students return to perform at her Christmas Eve church lecture.

Director:

Marshall Brickman

Writers:

Christopher Durang (play), Christopher Durang (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Diane Keaton ... Sister Mary Ignatius
Brian Benben ... Gary Sullivan
Wallace Langham ... Aloysius Benheim
Laura San Giacomo ... Angela DiMarco
Jennifer Tilly ... Philomena Rostovich
Max Morrow ... Thomas
Martin Mull ... Skeptical Husband
Victoria Tennant ... Bitter Divorcee
Joanne Boland ... Cynthia Johnson
Jon Davey Jon Davey ... Tony Cardonelli
Joan Gregson ... Deaf Woman
Linda Kash ... Skeptical Husband's Wife
B.J. Woodbury B.J. Woodbury ... Truck Driver
Jocelyne Zucco ... Mrs. Cardonelli
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mark Allan Mark Allan ... Attractive Man #2
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Storyline

A bigoted, fanatical nun comes face to face with the lives she ruined through her teachings when a quartet of her traumatized former students return to perform at her Christmas Eve church lecture.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 May 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Et dieu créa soeur Mary See more »

Filming Locations:

Brampton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In this movie version of Durang's play, Laura San Giacomo's character's name is Angela DiMarco. However, in the play that character's name is Diane Symonds. See more »

Quotes

Sister Mary Ignatius: [wrestles the gun away] See, God does answer prayers!
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Ain't Lookin' For Love
Written by: Scott Nickoley and Jamie Dunlap
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Who made you??
12 March 2002 | by bogerSee all my reviews

Great movie, especially if you're a recovering Catholic!! Excellent job by Keaton. She was so believable I found myself ducking to avoid getting hit by ruler. Over all I laughed, I cried, I confessed my sins. Worth renting!!!


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