Four Catholic priests, each having committed different crimes, live together in a remote house on the Chilean coast. The group has explicit instructions: do not attract attention, talk to no one outside the house – and speak to each other as little as possible about what you have on your conscience. A nun lives in their midst; as caretaker, she must throw a cloak of charity over it all. The official opinion of the church is that the four servants of God must repent for their sins. However, the four lead very comfortable lives, and if you don’t talk or even think about the past, is just doesn’t exist. This kind of luxury remains intact until a fifth ‘fallen’ priest shows up. His arrival causes them to see their past for the very first time….
El Club has already won 9 international prizes, including the Grand Jury Prize for Best Director at the 2015 Berlin Film Festival, and it was recently nominated for a 2016 Oscar.