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Stolen Babies (2016)

Bébés volés (original title)
A devastated mother's desperate search for her daughter.


Alain Berliner


Julie Jézéquel, Alain Berliner (collaborating writer)


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Credited cast:
Sandrine Bonnaire ... Inès Barras
Hélène de Saint-Père Hélène de Saint-Père ... Hélène Carbona
Philippe Lelièvre ... Pierre Carbona
Amélie Remacle Amélie Remacle ... Héloïse Carbona
Erik Stouvenaker Erik Stouvenaker ... Paul
Julien Masdoua ... Mateo Casal
Marion Stamegna Marion Stamegna ... Sybille
Folco Marchi ... Thomas
Pascal Laurent Pascal Laurent ... Hugo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anne Alvaro Anne Alvaro ... Carmen
Ana Melillo Ana Melillo ... Jeune nonne


On a fateful day in 2015, Inès Barras' life was turned upside down when the grave of her still-born daughter was opened, at her request. The coffin was empty. Back in 1985, when the tragedy struck, Inès was a 15-year-old teen who delivered her baby at the Carmela Convent, in Spain. The nuns told her the baby died at birth, without specifying the cause. Hoping to put behind her grief and the shame of having a baby out of wedlock, Inès left Spain with her aunt and settled in France. She trudged ahead with her life, without any idea that her child had been born alive then sold off by the Catholic Church. Thirty years later, after a TV report on baby trafficking caught her attention, Inès contacted an attorney working with victims of the little-known scandal. Inès dug up revelation after revelation, trying to find out what really happened to her baby and track her down. Thanks to her unflagging courage and selfless efforts, she finally found her daughter Héloïse. But Héloïse had made a ... Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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They told her baby died at birth. They lied.


Crime | Drama


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Newen Distribution [France]




French | Spanish

Release Date:

4 April 2018 (France) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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The plot is fictional, but takes inspiration from the real life scandal of stolen babies in Spain. See more »

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