12 October 2023, The Tablet

The lure of Lourdes

‘You don’t come to Lourdes for a ­miracle. You come for the strength to go on when there is no miracle.’

The lure of Lourdes

Travelling in hope: Maggie Smith (left) and Kathy Bates in The Miracle Club, on a journey that has long attracted film-makers.

A new film starring Maggie Smith and Kathy Bates joins a fine tradition of movies where the shared journey is what matters.
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