“The Devils” quotes(1971)
Plot – The fame of Grandier, a corrupt and libertine friar in the village of Loudun, arouses the curiosity of the Mother Superior, who wants him to come and live in her convent and become a spiritual guide. Grandier refuses, enraging the abbess and plunging the whole convent into chaos. Some of the friar's opponents use the strange events occurring in the convent to accuse Grandier of being responsible of satanic practices. Grandier will be burnt alive.
All actors – Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Dudley Sutton, Max Adrian, Gemma Jones, Murray Melvin, Michael Gothard, Georgina Hale, Brian Murphy, Christopher Logue, Graham Armitage, John Woodvine, Andrew Faulds, Kenneth Colley, Judith Paris, Catherine Willmer, Izabella Telezynska, , Tony Allen, Pat Ashton, Imogen Claire, Barbie Denham, Hugh Elton, Harry Fielder, Selina Gilbert, Cheryl Grunwald, Charles Price, Jack Sharp, Tina Simmons, Doremy Vernonshow all
“The Devils” Quotes 14 quotes
“- Madeleine: I am a simple person I see the world as I have been taught,yet I would not be afraid to go before God with you even in our sin.
- Urbain Grandier: You shame me.”
“No blood when the tongue was pricked: true sign of the devil.”
“Sin can be caught as easily as the plague.”
“Hell will hold no surprises for you.”
“- Madeleine: St. Paul says that he who marries does a good thing, but he who remains chaste does something better.
- Urbain Grandier: Then I am content to do a good thing and leave the best to those that can face it.”
“- Father Barre: If they are not driven out, your devils might, by their infernal arts, prevent the torture being as excruciating as it should be. Then you would never confess, and your soul would be damned for eternity. Are you ready to confess?
- Urbain Grandier: I have been a man. I have loved women. I have enjoyed power.
- Father Barre:...” (continue)(continue reading)