Anchoress

Chris Newby Feature film - 1992 - 105 min.

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Flemish-British co-production set in the Middle Ages. A young woman becomes so obsessed with the Holy Virgin that she allows herself to be bricked into the church wall. She gives advice to pilgrims and local people. Not always with the blessing of the church authorities. The sets by Niek Kortekaas in which the film was shot were placed in one of the few open landscapes left in Belgium.

Credits

Director(s) Chris Newby
Script Christine Watkins
Producer(s) Paul Breuls
Production Company
BFI British Film Institute
Corsan Productions
Director of Photography
Michel Baudour
Production Design
Niek Kortekaas
Editing
Brand Thumin
Sound on Set
André Patrouillie
Cast
Production Country
Belgium, United Kingdom