When a dead newborn is found, wrapped in bloody sheets, in the bedroom wastebasket of a young novitiate, psychiatrist Martha Livingston is called in to determine if the seemingly innocent novice, who knows nothing of sex or birth, is competent enough to stand trial for the murder of the baby.

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  1. John Pielmeier


  2. Norman Jewison


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  1. Jane Fonda

    Jane Fonda

    Dr. Martha Livingston

  2. Anne Bancroft

    Anne Bancroft

    Mother Miriam Ruth

  3. Meg Tilly

    Meg Tilly

    Sister Agnes

  4. Anne Pitoniak

    Anne Pitoniak

    Dr. Livingston's Mother

  5. Winston Rekert

    Winston Rekert

    Det. Langevin

  6. GG

    Gratien Gélinas

    Father Martineau

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget -

Revenue -

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  • September 13, 1985



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