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 movie's source 1982 stage play of the same name by playwright John Pielmeier
is a three-hander, which means it features an entire cast of just three performers - in this case just three actresses playing the parts of Sister Agnes, Mother Miriam Ruth and Doctor Martha Livingstone. 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
My dear, I don't think a Communion wafer has the recommended daily allowance of anything.
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