R | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.
This was Valak's third appearance after The Conjuring 2 (2016) and Annabelle: Creation (2017). Although Valak did not appear in The Conjuring (2013), the scary premonition that Lorraine Warren had in that film was about Valak, as later revealed in Conjuring 2.
Next time do use the shotgun.
In the movie, the convent is bombed by German planes. Actually, the planes should be Russian, British or American, as in WW2 Romania was on the Axis side: after the monarchy was overthrown by a fascist government in 1939, Romania joined the Nazis after invasion of the Soviet Union, and kept fighting until its occupation by the Soviet army in 1944.
Mario Di Donato, Fr. Burke stand-in.
English, French, Romanian, Latin
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