Our opinion on “Welcome to the monastery”
Welcome to the monastery
Docu-reality whose first episode is broadcast on January 12, 2024 at 9:15 p.m. on C8.
Withdraw from the hustle and bustle of the world for a few days to recharge your batteries in a monastery. A fashionable concept that this program has adapted to television format. Welcomed at the airport by the actress Alessandra Martinez (dressed all in white like an angel!), six media personalities will try the experience of a week of spiritual retreat in the convent of Corbara, in Corsica. Built in the 15th century above one of the most beautiful valleys of Balagne, it is today inhabited by the brothers of Saint-Jean with whom these six rather special guests will share the daily tasks, if possible in silence. absolute…
A proposal which looks like the marriage of the carp and the rabbit but which, in view of the first two episodes (out of six in total, one per Friday until February 9), reveal facets of their temperaments or intimate flaws in which everyone can more or less recognize themselves. Moments of sincere emotion emerge in particular from individual exchanges with Brother Baudoin or Sister Catherine, the spiritual guides of this experience, which retains certain unpleasant codes of reality TV.
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