Tag: Lou de Laâge

September 7, 2016 / / Main Slate

A note about content: this article will discuss the multiple rapes and other forms of sexual and emotional abuse depicted in The Innocents. Accordingly, please take care in watching/reading about this film.

Set against one of the most horrific backdrops in modern human history—Poland during World War II—Anne Fontaine’s brutal yet sensitive film The Innocents (2016) brings the horror of warfare into one of the ostensibly most insular and divinely protected spaces imaginable, the convent.