About

At an unusual private school for girls, new students, including young Iris, show up in coffins. The establishment's teachers, Mademoiselle Eva and Mademoiselle Edith, introduce Iris and her fellow pupils to the school's curriculum, which includes fairy-like dances through a nearby forest. When night falls, the older girls, who are on the threshold of womanhood, are then given mysterious, life-chan...

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Written by

Frank Wedekind (Novel)
Lucile Hadžihalilović (Writer)

Runtime

122 minutes

Country

Japan, United Kingdom, France, Belgium

Language

French

Tagline

The end of innocence...the beginning of life.

Cast

Keywords

woman director

Lists

#539 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?