In 1945 Poland, a young French Red Cross doctor who is sent to assist the survivors of the German camps discovers several nuns in advanced states of pregnancy.
Title: Agnus Dei
Directed by: Anne Fontaine
Premiere & awards: Sundance Film Festival 2016, Premieres
Produced by: Mandarin Cinéma - France
In co-production with: Aeroplan Film - Poland
Countries: France, Poland
Poland, winter of 1945. Mathilde Beaulieu 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.
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