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Romanian director offers a stunning look at religion

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"Beyond the Hills" begins with a woman walking on a train platform, going against the crowd. We might think the scene is a metaphor for the film to come: Perhaps this woman is a rebel who will challenge authority. It turns out, however, that the person she is walking to meet is the rebel, a woman whose very existence seems to challenge the ideas of the monastery in which the first girl lives....

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