A film by Michael Whyte
You cannot put a value on prayer, like you can a product, it still remains a mystery.
After ten years of correspondence, Michael Whyte was given unprecedented access to the monastery of the Most Holy Trinity, in Londons Notting Hill. The monastery, which was founded in 1878, is home to the Discalced Order of Carmelite Nuns. The nuns lead a cloistered life dedicated to prayer and contemplation, rarely leaving the monastery except to visit a doctor or dentist. Silence is maintained throughout the day with the exception of two periods of recreation.
No Greater Love gives a unique insight into this closed world where the modern worlds materialism is rejected; they have no television, radio or newspapers. The film interweaves a year in the life of the monastery…