Director : Jessica Hausner
Cast : Sylvie Testud, Léa Seydoux, Gilette Barbier, Gerhard Liebmann
Release Year : 2009The film tells the story of the pilgrimage to Lourdes. Among the pilgrims are sufferers of various illnesses as well as others in good health. They undertake the journey in hopes of finding spiritual comfort or bodily cure. The main character, Christine, has been confined to a wheelchair by an incurable disease. We accompany her on a voyage, discovering Lourdes through her eyes and experiencing her desire for social relationships and the company of other people. Her life was shattered by the disease, which has constrained her to an isolation from which she is now trying to escape.
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