Agnus Dei

Agnus Dei
Les Innocentes

A film by Anne Fontaine

2016 France, Poland - Drama

synopsis

Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French doctor with the Red Cross, is on a mission to help World War II survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a convent where several pregnant sisters are concealed from past barbaries of the Soviet soldiers. Unable to reconcile their faith with their pregnancy, the nuns turn to Mathilde who becomes their only hope.

  • cast +

    • Lou de Laâge (Mathilde)
    • Agata Buzek (Sister Maria)
    • Agata Kulesza (Mother Abbess)
    • Vincent Macaigne (Samuel)
    • Joanna Kulig (Irena)
    • Katarzyna Dabrowska (Anna)
    • Pascal Elso (Colonel)
    • Anna Prochniak (Zofia)
    • Dorota Kuduk (Wanda)
    • Helena Sujecka (Ludwika)
    • Klara Bielawka (Joanna)
    • Eliza Rycembel (Teresa)
  • crew +

    • Producers
    • Eric Altmayer
    • Nicolas Altmayer (Mandarin Cinéma)
    • Co-producers
    • Eliza Oczkowska
    • Klaudia Smieja (Aeroplan Film)
    • Screenwriters
    • Sabrina B. Karine
    • Alice Vial
    • Pascal Bonitzer
    • Anne Fontaine
    • Story
    • Philippe Maynial
    • DoP
    • Caroline Champetier
    • Editor
    • Annette Dutertre
    • Set Designers
    • Joanna Macha
    • Costumes
    • Katarzyna Lewińska
    • Original Music
    • Grégoire Hetzel
    • Sound
    • Olivier Mauzevin
    • Francis Wargnier
    • Jean-Pierre Laforce

awards & nominations

  • Sundance 2016, Premieres
  • COLCOA, Los Angeles 2016

screenings in festivals & markets

links

Domestic release :
February 10, 2016 (Mars Dist.)