IFI@Belltable- The Innocents

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Updated: January 12th, 2017

IFI@Belltable presents

 

THE INNOCENT

ANNE FONTAINE

 

115 mins | France/Poland | 2016 | Digital | Subtitled
Belltable | January 20th | 8pm | €8
 
Poland, the winter of 1945; an isolated community of Benedictine nuns are the target for systematic abuse at the hands of the occupying Russian forces in Anne Fontaine’s (Coco Before Chanel) assured, sober period piece. A semi-fictionalised account of true events, The Innocents sees Mathilde Beaulieu (Lou de Laâge), a French Red Cross worker and former Resistance fighter become embroiled in a tragedy when she helps a young nun seeking treatment for a sister whom she claims is close to death. Visiting the abbey, Mathilde finds many of the nuns in an advanced state of pregnancy; compelled to action, she must first contend with the hierarchies of power within the convent, who will stop at nothing to suppress the shame of such a scandal, if she is to give these women the help they require.
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