In the hot plains of central Greece, Orthodox monasteries are perched atop sandstone pillars, suspended between heaven and earth. Down in the valley, the eternal cycles of farm life - birth, milking, slaughter - provide a stark contrast to their ascetic world. The young monk Theodoros and the nun Urania have devoted their lives to the strict rituals and practices of their community. A growing affection for one another puts their monastic life under question. Torn between spiritual devotion and their human desire, they must decide which path to follow.
Theo Alexander, Tamila Koulieva-Karantinaki, Giorgos Karakantas, Dimitris Hristidis, Stelios Mavroudakos, Zoe Stathoulopoulou, Aleksandra Siafkou, Vasso Zouboulidou, Alexia Prassa, Eleni Sioutas, Maria Barbayanni, Katerina Georgakopoulou, Melpo Barbagianni Mitsakou
A love story with a difference
- Meteora review by PR
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You rated this film: 3
Refreshing change to your standard love story. Perhaps it tries a bit too hard to be "atmospheric" and although the landscape is indeed spectacular and awe inspiring, there is a bit too much of it, making the film rather slow at times. But I would still recommend it as a bit of a novelty, and it has some quite original touches.
Won't spoil the end, but you'll be glad you live in the XXI century.