Synopsis:

France, in the 1760s. Born to a bourgeois family, Suzanne (Pauline Etienne) is a beautiful young girl with a natural talent for music who longs to live in society. She is at a loss when her parents send her off to a convent, expecting her to become a nun. Suzanne first resists the rules of the convent, but soon finds out that she is an illegitimate child leaving her no other option than to pronounce her vows, thus paying for the consequences of her mother’s sin.

Recent selection(s):
Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival (Berlin)
Director's filmography:
- La religieuse (2013 - Feature)
Type:
Feature
Genre:
Fiction
Year of production:
2013
Status:
Finished
Original Version:
Français
Majority:
No
Production:
Versus Production