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Release Date: September 11, 2009

Year    :   2009
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   ORF, Coop 99 Filmproduktion, Essential Filmproduktion, Société Parisienne de Production, Thermidor Filmproduktion, ZDF, Canal+, ARTE
Director    :   Jessica Hausner
Producers    :   Antonin Svoboda, Philippe Bober, Martin Gschlacht, Susanne Marian, Isabell Wiegand
Writers    :   Jessica Hausner
RunTime    :   95 mins.
Budget    :   2500000

Christine is a wheelchair-using woman with severe multiple sclerosis. In order to escape her isolation, she makes a journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees Mountains, along with other people with varying disabilities. During her stay she begins to regain the use of her limbs. This is in contrast with others, who appear to have stronger faith than Christine but experience only slight, passing improvement. Her fellow pilgrims are eager to call it a miracle; however, as the pilgrimage draws to a close, exactly how accurate a claim this is becomes uncertain.

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