Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum inthe South of France—where she will never sculpt again— the chronicle of Camille Claudel’s reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul.
France, 1425. In the midst of the Hundred Years’ War, eight-year-old Jeannette looks after her sheep in the village of Domremy. One day, she tells a friend that she cannot bear to see the suffering caused by the English. Madame Gervaise, a nun, tries to reason with the young girl, but Jeannette is ready to take up arms for the liberation of the Kingdom of France. Carried by her faith, she will become Joan of Arc.
Summer 1910. Several tourists have vanished from the local beach. Inspector Machin discovers that the trail leads to the Bruforts, a local family of fishermen. The degenerate bourgeois Van Peteghem family arrive at their holiday villa to take in the sun, but Brufort’s son Ma Loute and Billie Van Peteghem fall in love, which introduces an element of confusion into the lives of all concerned and starts to reveal something of their true characters.
Hadewijch is a religious novice whose ecstatic, blind faith leads to her expulsion from a convent. Returning to her former life, Hadewijch reverts to being Céline, a Parisienne and daughter of a diplomat. However, her passion for God, her rage, and her encounters with Yassine and Nassir soon lead her down a dangerous path.
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