Religion:Theresa: The Body of Christ

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Theresa: The Body of Christ
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Film poster
SpanishTeresa, el cuerpo de Cristo
Directed byRay Loriga
Produced byAndrés Vicente Gómez
Written byRay Loriga
Music by
  • Ángel Illarramendi
  • Michael Nyman
CinematographyJosé Luis Alcaine
Edited byPablo Blanco
Production
company
  • Iberoamericana Films
  • Future Films
  • Artédis
Running time
97 minutes
Country
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • France
LanguageSpanish
Budget$10,000,000 (estimated)

Theresa: The Body of Christ (Spanish: Teresa, el cuerpo de Cristo) is a 2007 biopic written and directed by Ray Loriga and starring Paz Vega as the title character, Saint Teresa of Ávila. It is a Spanish–British–French co-production.

Cast

Production

A joint Spain–United Kingdom–France co-production,[2] the film was produced by Iberoamericana Films, Future Films and Artédis.[3] Shooting locations include the Ciudad de la Luz in Alicante, Ávila, Portugal, Trujillo, Soria and Segovia.[4]

Release

The film was theatrically released in Spain on 9 March 2007.[5]

Reception

The Spanish Episcopal Conference did not like the film:[2] the Spanish bishops criticised the film for its erotic representation of the saint's visions, exemplified by the poster's depiction of the hand of Christ touching the arm of the naked Teresa.[6]

See also

  • List of Spanish films of 2007

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