At a convent, fragile, unearthly Sister Agnes gives birth, but the child dies and Agnes retains no memory of the event. The police soon are involved because of the death of the baby. However, the main conflict is between Mother Superior Miriam Ruth, who wants Agnes left alone, and Dr. Martha Livingston, a psychiatrist determined to help Agnes gain a stronger grasp on reality and uncover any wrongdoers. Written by
What unspeakable crime took place behind the third floor window? Only Agnes knows. And Dr. Martha Livingston is the one person who can unravel the mystery.
Did You Know?
The title of the film and its source stage play is a play on words on the Latin phrase "Agnus Dei" which translates into the Englsh language as "Lamb of God". The wording is taken from the Bible from the Book of John at John 1:29 and states: "Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world". See more
Nobody is interested in sending a nun to prison.
Justice Joseph Leveau
We're not telling you what to decide Martha. We're not even telling you to take this.
Is there any reason why you feel you shouldn't take it?
Doctor Martha Livingston
Today's my birthday. I always make bad decisions on my birthday.