Warning: PG-13 — Some Bloody Images, Brief Suggestive Content, Sexual Assault, Disturbing Thematic Material
Quote: Warsaw, December 1945: the second World War is finally over and French Red Cross doctor Mathilde (Lou de Laage) is treating the last of the French survivors of the German camps.
When a panicked Benedictine nun appears at the clinic begging Mathilde to follow her back to the convent, what she finds there is shocking: a holy sister about to give birth and several more in advanced stages of pregnancy.
A non-believer, Mathilde enters the sisters’ fiercely private world, dictated by the rituals of their order and the strict Rev. Mother (Agata Kulesza, Ida).
Fearing the shame of exposure, the hostility of the occupying Soviet troops and local Polish communists and while facing an unprecedented crisis of faith, the nuns increasingly turn to Mathilde as their beliefs and traditions clash with harsh realities.
Mathilde: Lou de Laâge
Sister Maria: Agata Buzek
Mother Abbess: Agata Kulesza
Samuel: Vincent Macaigne
Irena: Joanna Kulig
Teresa: Eliza Rycembel
Zofia: Anna Prochniak
Anna: Katarzyna Dabrowska
Playing in Connecticut:
Madison Art Cinemas- Madison Connecticut 7/8/16
Avon Theatre- Stamford Connecticut 7/8/16
Bantam Cinema- Bantam Connecticut 7/8/16
Garden Norwalk- Norwalk Connecticut 7/8/16
Criterion New Haven- New Haven Connecticut 7/8/16
Other states & theaters: HERE.
**Nun Blog discusses the film: HERE.
Julie @ Connecticut Catholic Corner
Nun blog: http://romans8v29.blogspot.com/2016/07/holy-innocents.html