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In France, Jacques (Vincent Lindon) works as a reporter for a large regional newspaper. The Vatican takes note of his reputation as an unbiased investigator and appoints him to lead a committee investigating the legitimacy of a saintly apparition in a small French village, a true canonical investigation.
He meets Anna, a young novitiate who claims to have seen an apparition of the Virgin Mary, when he arrives. She has a large following in the village, but she is conflicted between her faith and the many requests she receives. Jacques’ belief system is profoundly shaken by opposing views from clergy members and skeptics as he works to uncover the hidden motivations and pressures at work.
Director: Xavier Giannoli
Writers: Xavier Giannoli, Jacques Fieschi, Marcia Romano
Stars: Vincent Lindon, Galatéa Bellugi, Patrick d’Assumçao
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Runtime: 2 hour 24 minutes.
Release Date: September 7, 2018 (United States).
Filming Locations: Gap, Hautes-Alpes, France.
Production Company: Curiosa Films, Gabriel, Proximus.
Budget: €8,900,000 (estimated).
Gross Worldwide: $3,562,793
Availability: Netflix »