1945: Mathilde is a young French doctor with the Red Cross on a mission to treat WWII survivors in Poland. When a nun appears at the clinic seeking help she is brought to a convent where 30 Benedictine nuns live cut off from the world. She discovers that several are pregnant, having been assaulted by Soviet soldiers. Unable to reconcile their faith with their pregnancy, the nuns turn to Mathilde for help. Outstandingly directed by Anne Fontaine (Coco Before Chanel), The Innocents is based on a remarkable true story about the crises of faith that emerge when a house of God is ravaged by war.