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Innocence (2004)

A look inside an offbeat boarding school for young girls.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zoé Auclair Zoé Auclair ... Iris
Lea Bridarolli Lea Bridarolli ... Alice
Bérangère Haubruge Bérangère Haubruge ... Bianca
Marion Cotillard ... Mademoiselle Eva
Hélène de Fougerolles ... Mademoiselle Edith
Olga Peytavi-Müller ... Laura
Alisson Lalieux Alisson Lalieux ... Selma
Ana Palomo-Diaz Ana Palomo-Diaz ... Nadja
Astrid Homme Astrid Homme ... Rose
Joséphine Van Wambeke Joséphine Van Wambeke ... Vera
Johanna Surbier Johanna Surbier ... Fanny
Grizelle Crozet Grizelle Crozet ... La fille choisie
Corinne Marchand ... La directrice
Sonia Petrovna ... Son assistante
Véronique Nordey Véronique Nordey ... L'intendante
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Storyline

A look inside an offbeat boarding school for young girls.

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual content and brief nudity involving a minor | See all certifications »

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Country:

Belgium | France | UK | Japan

Language:

French

Release Date:

12 January 2005 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Innocence See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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Crazy Credits

The movie ends by showing (once again) the title and then a dedication ("for Gaspar"). No credits or company logos are shown after that. See more »

Connections

Version of The Fine Art of Love: Mine Ha-Ha (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Lieutenant Kiye Suite, op.60
Composed by Sergei Prokofiev
Performed by Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (as The Slovak Radio Orchestra)
Conducted by Andrew Mogrelia
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Innocence and its loss, in a beautifully directed world
9 March 2006 | by thektwaySee all my reviews

I walked out of this film being the only one of a group of 5 with any clasp of what it was about. That in itself may say something about my own innocence. Many reviews of this film seem to shout 'Paedophiles!' at the reader, to me this is an interesting reaction to a film, with near fairy tale qualities, which explores themes of innocence,childhood and how our own curiosity can destroy these. Every theme in this seemingly idyllic (and beautifully captured) girls school will represent a reason for one viewers loss of innocence, and when the film drags in places I do wonder if this intentionally mirrors a child's own impatience to 'grow up'. Perhaps it is the viewers lack of innocence that adds to the films underlying eeriness..........or perhaps its that rumbling noise?


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