Thunder on the Hill (Bonaventure)
Thunder on the Hill (Bonaventure) (1951)

In this melodrama, an English nun befriends a convicted murderess and becomes convinced that the woman is innocent of slaying her brother. Unfortunately, the woman is sentenced to hang and the nun must hurry to prove her innocence. It is… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 1, 1951
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New York Times

The whole thing is solemn and perfunctory, when all is said and done, and it leaves one wondering upon what sort of evidence that poor girl was originally condemned.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Intense melodrama about a nun solving a murder.

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Don Druker
Chicago Reader

A pouring rainstorm keeps the drama properly claustrophobic, and Sirk handles the conventions of the mystery with characteristic finesse.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Minor, but nonetheless fascinating, work of Sirk.

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