This beautifully photographed, intense French drama won't be for everyone, so if it's undemanding viewing you're after, this won't be what you're looking for. But for lovers of great European cinema... Read more, this extraordinary, provocative true story is quite something. But if you're finding it all too grim, be patient, because the simple payoff is just wonderful. Try to avoid reviewers who might want to spoil things. And you know they will. I loved it.
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 during a visit to a nearby convent.