Narcissus and Goldmund (DVD)
A German literary classic, Hermann Hesse’s tale about an unlikely friendship between a monk and an artist has been adapted into a critically acclaimed film. Directed by the Oscar winning Stefan Ruzowitzky.
Set in the dark Middle Ages, young, unruly Goldmund is sent to a monastery by his father to atone for the sins of his mother, who abandoned them. It is there that he meets Narcissus, a brilliant, scholarly novice, who is introverted and aloof. But in this strange environment a unique and deep life-long friendship is born.