Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Watch: James Bond Is Back In First Trailer For 'Spectre' Starring Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux, Dave Bautista, & More Watch: James Bond Is Back In First Trailer For 'Spectre' Starring Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux, Dave Bautista, & More Terrence Malick's Next Film With Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara & Michael Fassbender Reportedly Gets Titled Terrence Malick's Next Film With Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara & Michael Fassbender Reportedly Gets Titled Watch: Jake Gyllenhaal Gets Bloody And Bruised In First Trailer For Boxing Drama 'Southpaw' Watch: Jake Gyllenhaal Gets Bloody And Bruised In First Trailer For Boxing Drama 'Southpaw' New Infographic Lays Out Canonical 'Star Wars' Timeline With Films, TV And Books New Infographic Lays Out Canonical 'Star Wars' Timeline With Films, TV And Books First Official Image: Jesse Eisenberg As Lex Luthor In 'Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice' First Official Image: Jesse Eisenberg As Lex Luthor In 'Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice' Watch: First Trailer For Arnold Schwarzenegger's Zombie Pic 'Maggie' With Abigail Breslin Watch: First Trailer For Arnold Schwarzenegger's Zombie Pic 'Maggie' With Abigail Breslin Idris Elba Replaces Jamie Foxx In Harmony Korine's 'The Trap,' Al Pacino, Robert Pattinson, James Franco Also Join Idris Elba Replaces Jamie Foxx In Harmony Korine's 'The Trap,' Al Pacino, Robert Pattinson, James Franco Also Join 10 Terrible Films Starring Great Actors 10 Terrible Films Starring Great Actors Watch: Tom Hanks Acts Out His Filmography In 7-Minutes On 'The Late Late Show' Watch: Tom Hanks Acts Out His Filmography In 7-Minutes On 'The Late Late Show' New Directors/New Films Review: Jia Zhang-ke Produced 'K' Is A New Take On Franz Kafka's 'The Castle' New Directors/New Films Review: Jia Zhang-ke Produced 'K' Is A New Take On Franz Kafka's 'The Castle' Viggo Mortensen Reveals He Turned Down Quentin Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight,' Auditioned For 'Reservoir Dogs' Viggo Mortensen Reveals He Turned Down Quentin Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight,' Auditioned For 'Reservoir Dogs' Watch: First Teaser Trailer For 'Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation' With Tom Cruise Arrives, If You Choose To Accept It Watch: First Teaser Trailer For 'Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation' With Tom Cruise Arrives, If You Choose To Accept It Jonathan Nolan Says His Original Ending To 'Interstellar' Was “Much More Straightforward” Jonathan Nolan Says His Original Ending To 'Interstellar' Was “Much More Straightforward” The 50 Best Films Of The Decade So Far The 50 Best Films Of The Decade So Far The 25 Best Films Of 2015 We've Already Seen The 25 Best Films Of 2015 We've Already Seen Best Of 2014: The 15 Best Movie Soundtracks Of 2014 Best Of 2014: The 15 Best Movie Soundtracks Of 2014 The 25 Best Horror Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 25 Best Horror Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 20 Best TV Shows Of The 2013/2014 Season The 20 Best TV Shows Of The 2013/2014 Season From Worst To Best: Ranking The Films Of Hayao Miyazaki From Worst To Best: Ranking The Films Of Hayao Miyazaki All The Songs In 'Pitch Perfect' Including La Roux, David Guetta, Azealia Banks, Nicki Minaj & More All The Songs In 'Pitch Perfect' Including La Roux, David Guetta, Azealia Banks, Nicki Minaj & More

Exclusive: Vincent Cassel Shares His Dream In Clip From 'The Monk'

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist February 19, 2013 at 10:01AM

Not only can Vincent Cassel move seamlessly from blockbusters to indie films while keeping a foot firmly in foreign cinema, but he does so in a manner that's always compelling to watch. And the past few years speak to the diversity of roles he's been taking, whether playing a famed gangster in the two-part "Mesrine," bringing psychological strain to Natalie Portman in "Black Swan," taking a part in the nervy "Our Day Will Come" or even putting James McAvoy through the wringer in Danny Boyle's upcoming "Trance." But before we see him do that, Cassel will don the cloak for "The Monk."
0
The Monk Vincent Cassel

Not only can Vincent Cassel move seamlessly from blockbusters to indie films while keeping a foot firmly in foreign cinema, but he does so in a manner that's always compelling to watch. And the past few years speak to the diversity of roles he's been taking, whether playing a famed gangster in the two-part "Mesrine," bringing psychological strain to Natalie Portman in "Black Swan," taking a part in the nervy "Our Day Will Come" or even putting James McAvoy through the wringer in Danny Boyle's upcoming "Trance." But before we see him do that, Cassel will don the cloak for "The Monk."

Directed by Dominik Moll ("With A Friend Like Harry...") and adapted from the 1796 cult novel by Matthew G. Lewis, the story follows Brother Ambrosio, a 16th Century, pious Capuchin Monk. Abandoned at birth at the gates of a monastery in Madrid, he was raised by the friars, growing up into an admired -- and feared -- preacher know for his righteousness. But soon temptation beckons, and a mysterious apprentice draws him down a dangerous path of sin, corruption and murder. Intriguing stuff indeed, and in this exclusive clip, Brother Ambrosio shares the details of an odd dream he's had that he's at a loss to explain.

"The Monk" will open on March 8th in theaters, and will also be available on VOD and for digital download. Check out the scene below.

This article is related to: Vincent Cassel, The Monk


The Playlist

The obsessives' guide to contemporary cinema via film discussion, news, reviews, features, nostalgia, movie music, soundtracks, DVDs and more.


Check out Indiewire on LockerDome on LockerDome

E-Mail Updates