No Greater Love
No Greater Love (2009)

Jeff and Heather Baker were life long sweethearts and happily married... for a time. But at her greatest moment of weakness, Heather abandons Jeff, forcing Jeff to raise their young son alone. Ten years later, through a God ordained… More

Rated: PG
Running Time:
Release Date: January 19, 2010
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Available Online

Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Trevor Johnston
Time Out

No Greater Love knows what spirituality looks like but, pleasantly calming though it is, can't really take us inside.

Full review…
David Parkinson
Radio Times

Having spent a decade preparing the project, Whyte captures the humanity of the nuns, whether they are doing their chores, shopping online for groceries, playing ceilidh music or singing sublimely in the chapel.

Full review…
Xan Brooks

Whyte is not here to pry or probe too deeply. He simply records the day-to-day routine of these cloistered inhabitants.

Full review…
David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

The sisters' insights into a life of seclusion, contemplation and intercession are courageous and compelling, while the revelations about self-discovery, doubt and divine consolation are laudably frank and deeply moving.

Full review…
Sukhdev Sandhu
Daily Telegraph

Falls between the fly-on-the-wall probing of a Molly Dineen documentary and the more transcendental approach of Into Great Silence, Philip Gröning's portrait of the Grande Chartreuse monastery in the Swiss Alps.

Full review…
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

The austerity can be wearing. At times you send up a prayer to Poulenc to come and set these Carmelites to music.

Full review…
More reviews for No Greater Love