Lourdes

Lourdes

(Lourdes)
Jessica Hausner / A-D-F, 2009
French version / Czech subtitles, 99 min

The town of Lourdes, located in the Pyrenées Mountains, has long been a renowned healing site, both spiritually and physically. For Christine, who has been confined to a wheelchair due to severe multiple sclerosis; Lourdes becomes a symbol of a hope for a new life. Thus she joins a religious tour group in the hopes of finding the healing she seeks, but once there that is not all that she finds. Ideas of spirituality, human relations and hopes are all brought to the surface in an unbiased way as the story of miracles in a town of historic healing unfolds.

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