AGNUS DEI
Film - Spotlight Filmfest 2016

AGNUS DEI

Directed by Anne Fontaine

Info

Director: Anne Fontaine
Section: Spotlight
Country: France, Poland
Year: 2016
PT: LES INNOCENTES
OT: LES INNOCENTES
Language: French, Polish, Russian
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Lou de Laâge, Agata Buzek, Agata Kulesza, Vincent Macaigne, Joanna Kulig
18+

Logline

AGNUS DEI

Poland, in the Winter of 1945: The Red Cross sends the young French doctor Mathilde to a remote monastery, where she helps a nun bear a child. It turns out the nun is note the only one pregnant in this cloister, which was attacked by Red Army soldiers…

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Meet the director

AGNUS DEI

Anne Fontaine

Anne Fontaine, writer-director, was born in Luxemburg in 1959. She began her career as an actress, including high-school comedy P.R.O.F.S (1985). In 1986 she directed a stage version of Célines “Long Day’s Journey into Night”, in 1993 she had her film directing debut with LES HISTOIRES D'AMOUR FINISSENT MAL... EN GÉNÉRAL. Her recent films include COCO CHANEL (2009) and GEMMA BOVERY (2014).

Credits

Screenplay: Sabrina B. Karine, Alice Vial, Pascal Bonitzer, Anne Fontaine
Director of Photography: Caroline Champetier
Film Editor: Annette Dutertre
Costume Design: Katarzyna Lewinska
Sound: Olivier Mauvezin, Francis Wargnier, Jean-Pierre Laforce
Producer: Eric Altmayer, Nicolas Altmayer
Production Company: Mandarin Cinéma
Co-Producer: Eliza Oczkowska, Klaudia Smieja
Co-Production Company: Aeroplan Film
World Sales: Films Distribution
Distributor: Thimfilm