The Innocents

Niewinne, 2015, 100 min.

The Innocents (2015)


Director Anne Fontaine
Screenplay Sabrina B. Karine, Alice Vial, Anne Fontaine, Pascal Bonitzer
Cinematography Carolone Champetier
Music Gregoire Hetzel
Art Director Joanna Macha
Producers Eric Altmayer, Nicolas Altmayer


Mathilde Beaulieu Lou De Laage
Nun Maria Agata Buzek
Mother Superior Agata Kulesza
Samuel Vincent Macaigne
Nun Irena Joanna Kulig
Nun Zofia Anna Prochniak
Nun Wanda Dorota Kuduk

Poland, winter of 1945. Mathilde Beaulieu (Lou de Lâage) is a young intern working with a branch of the French Red Cross. They are on a mission to find, treat and repatriate French survivors of the German camps. One day, a Polish nun arrives in the hospital. In very poor French, she begs Mathilde to come to her convent. Mathilde life and beliefs change when she discovers the advanced state of pregnancy that affect several of the Sisters of the convent just outside the hospital where she performs.