- Original title
- Running time
- 96 min.
Coop 99 / Société Parisienne de Production
Drama | Religion. Disability
- Synopsis / Plot
- In order to escape her isolation, wheelchair-bound Christine (Sylvie Testud) makes a life changing journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees Mountains. Christine has been confined to a wheelchair for most of her life. In order to escape her isolation, she makes a journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees mountains. She wakes up one morning seemingly cured by a miracle. The leader of the pilgrimage group, a handsome 40-year-old volunteer from the Order of Malta, begins to take an interest in her. She tries to hold on to this newfound chance for happiness, while her cure provokes envy and admiration.
: Venice Film Festival: FIPRESCI Prize
: Sevilla Film Festival: Best Film
: European Film Awards: Best Actress (Sylvie Testud)
: Guldbagge Awards (Sweden): Best Foreign Language Film
2009: Warsaw Film Festival: Best Film
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