About the film
The Passion of Bernadette
Release Date: May 09, 1990
|Slogan||:||«Biography about the life of Bernadette Soubirous after she entered the convent.»|
|Writers||:||Jean Aurenche, Jean Delannoy|
French filmmaker Jean Delannoy directs this inspiring sequel to his biopic about Marie-Bernarde Soubirous (portrayed by Sydney Penny), a young shepherdess who claimed to have seen numerous apparitions of the Lady in White at Lourdes in 1858. Chronicling Bernadette's years with the Sisters of Charity of Nevers convent, the film traces her life from age 22 until her untimely death from tuberculosis at age 35.