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'Novitiate' to Open Capri, Hollywood Fest

'Novitiate' to Open Capri, Hollywood Fest

The 22nd edition of the Capri, Hollywood International Film Fest is taking shape. Novitiate will open the event Dec. 27 at Anacapri's Cinema Paradiso. The new film from Margaret Betts will have its European premiere on the island. 

In Novitiate, Academy Award winner Melissa Leo stars as an uncompromising Reverend Mother overseeing a Catholic convent in the 1960s. She becomes threatened by the looming reforms of the Second Vatican Council and fears what the changes will mean for her own way of life and for the women under her care. 

Leo has already been garnering Oscar buzz for her performance...

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