Saint Maud

Saint Maud

Saint Maud is a movie starring Morfydd Clark, Jennifer Ehle, and Lily Knight. Follows a pious nurse who becomes dangerously obsessed with saving the soul of her dying patient.

Running Time
1 hours 24 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama, Mystery, Horror
Director
Rose Glass
Writer
Rose Glass
Actors
Morfydd Clark, Lily Frazer, Lily Knight, Jennifer Ehle
Country
UK
Year
2019
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about drama «Saint Maud» (263)

Karen B. avatar
Karen B.

There, but for the grace of God, goes Maud, a reclusive young nurse whose impressionable demeanor causes her to pursue a pious path of Christian devotion after an obscure trauma. Now charged with the hospice care of Amanda, a retired dancer ravaged by cancer, Maud's fervent faith quickly inspires an obsessive conviction that she must save her ward's soul from eternal damnation - whatever the cost. Making her feature film debut, writer-director Rose Glass cannily lures the audience into this disturbed psyche, steadily setting up her veritable diary of a country nurse for an unnerving and ultimately shocking trajectory. Morfydd Clark (also at the Festival in The Personal History of David Copperfield) portrays the sanctimonious Maud with an intense stoicism that belies a disquieting vulnerability, as Maud desperately vies for absolution and solidarity from her embittered patient (an enthralling Jennifer Ehle, also at the Festival in Beneath the Blue Suburban Skies). Glass tenderly captures this relationship with an empathetic gaze that first assumes an ethereal, dreamlike atmosphere - but it isn't long before Maud's dogmatic candor incites an irreconcilable friction that spirals her mind into a suffocating confluence of creeping doubt and paranoia. As Glass tightens the screws on her misguided martyr, well-placed nods are made to religious horror forerunners like William Friedkin's The Exorcist, further contributing to the film's increasingly dread-filled malaise. And when this insidious fever climatically breaks, the consequences are devastating and terrifying in equal measure.

Scott avatar
Scott

It's amongst the finest films ever made! Two Big Thumbs Up!

Craig avatar
Craig

Acting and directing were very good.

Wayne W. avatar
Wayne W.

All the actors made the characters breathe an essence which is integral to the script and the director captured it the best way possible. But Morfydd Clark is definitely the soul of this movie.

Christian Baker avatar
Christian Baker

This was ten times better than I thought it would be.

Cynthia avatar
Cynthia

This film was well constructed in every aspect of the story, great movie.

Angela G. avatar
Angela G.

Wonderful acting, beautiful script. A must see!

Evelyn avatar
Evelyn

I loved this movie, it has good action, has a story and a meaning.