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?
To prepare for her role as psychiatrist Dr Martha Livingstone, actress Jane Fonda
met with forensic psychiatrists to observe several hypnotisms as well as to get a sense of their work and the kind of training they go through and what kind of medical profession psychiatry is, and what psychiatrists do on a day-to-day basis. See more
During the most profound scene where Agnes receives the stigmata, the audio boom is visible for at least five seconds. See more
Mother Miriam Ruth
So, you have questions. Fire away!
Referenced in Ken Adam: Designing Bond