GARDENING WITH SOUL

By Jess FEAST

POP FILM LTD - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2014

90-year-old gardening nun Sister Loyola Galvin shares insights on faith, aging, compassion and compost in this intimate, funny and moving portrait of a woman approaching the end of her life.

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NZIFF 2013
GZDoc 2015
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • NEW ZEALAND
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 104 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Jess FEAST
    • Synopsis
    • Gardening with Soul is a feature length documentary following a year in the garden with 90-year-old Sister Loyola Galvin. Sister Loyola's optimism is infectious and it's fed every day by her love of gardening. Themes of faith, aging and compassion sit alongside the practicalities of community life, issues within the Catholic Church and the importance of good compost in this intimate, funny and moving portrait of a woman approaching the end of her life.
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