Sabrina B. Karine and Alice Vial – Groupe Ouest 2011 – feature film in post-production
The shooting of Les Innocentes, Alice Vial and Sabrina B. Karine – Groupe Ouest 2011 Yearly Selection – script, started in mid-January 2015 in Poland and ended in the end of February. The film is directed by Anne Fontaine.
The filming has begun in Orneta (Northeast Poland). St. Mary Sanctuary in the nearby Krosno has been adapted for the needs of the film. After meticulous set design works, the building of the old train station in Orneta has portrayed the hospital of the French Red Cross from 70 years before.
More information on Film Commission Poland website.
The film is a co-production of Mandarin Cinema, Aeroplan Film (Poland), Mars Films, France 2 Cinema and Scope Pictures (Belgium) with the support of the Polish Film Institute and Film Commission Poland.
Poland, winter of 1945. Mathilde Beaulieu (Lou de Lâage) is a young intern working with a branch of the French Red Cross. They are on a mission to find, treat and repatriate French survivors of the German camps. One day, a Polish nun arrives in the hospital. In very poor French, she begs Mathilde to come to her convent. Mathilde life and beliefs change when she discovers the advanced state of pregnancy that affect several of the Sisters of the convent just outside the hospital where she performs.