Friday, September 2, 2016

REVIEW: The Innocents

Opening with peaceful, serene images set within a convent, director Anne Fontaine quickly establishes the illusion that will soon be broken in her new film "The Innocents". A group of nuns sing in unison, before being interrupted by a harrowing scream. This cry in the dark later becomes a recurring motif, as the sobering drama recounts the traumatic experiences following a case of sexual violence in post-World War II Poland.

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