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  • A priest who is also a doctor investigates the mysterious illness of a young nun who shares a dark secret with her twin sister who is a convicted child murderer.

  • Everyone has a secret. Twins Sarah and Gaëlle near 25; for ten years, Sarah has been a fundamentalist Carmelite in a Brazilian convent, and Gaëlle has been in prison for a heinous crime. Sarah comes to the attention of Fr. Joachim, a priest and physician; he can find no cause for her debilitating abdominal pain. When Sarah and he are transferred to Paris, Joachim looks for Gaëlle, now on probation and finding no respite from society's approbation. An enterprising reporter is digging into Gaëlle's life, the mother superior of Sarah's convent hovers over her, and Joachim investigates the phenomenon of twin's symmetry. Is there any release from the past?

  • Sister Sarah is living in Brazil, 25 years old, a Carmelite, and just about to move back to France. Her twin sister Gaelle has just been released from prison in Paris after serving ten years. Sarah begins experiencing severe abdominal pain, spawning the curiosity of Joachim a priest and doctor of medicine. Joachim, investigating the illness, discovers, Gaelle is the twin with the physical illness which is being transferred onto Sarah.


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  • A interested French priest discovers a Carmelite nun who is experiencing phantom symptoms caused by her absent twin sisters illness.

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