) is a French
film, released in 2005 and directed by Danis Tanović
. It is based on a script originally drafted by Krzysztof Kieślowski
and Krzysztof Piesiewicz
, which was meant to be the second film in a trilogy with the titles Heaven
. The script was finished by Piesiewicz after Kieślowski died in 1996. The movie stars Emmanuelle Béart
, Marie Gillain
and Carole Bouquet
The film is set in Paris
and is about three sisters: Celine, Anne and Sophie. It starts with a scene in which a woman and her young daughter (who we later find out is Celine) walk into an office and see two people: her father, and a young man who is naked.
After Sebastian has met Celine a few times, following a misunderstanding in which she strips for him as she believes him to be an admirer, he confides to her that he was the young man, and that her father's imprisonment was his fault. He said that he had fallen in love with her father and, finally being alone with him and not knowing what else to do, took off his clothes.
It is revealed that the girls' father tried to see his daughters. He broke into his ex-wife's apartment and locked her in the kitchen to try to see his daughters and attempts to see them, but they, having been told by their mother what their father has done, have locked themselves in their bedroom. The mother breaks out of the kitchen and he assaults her and then jumps from the window, killing himself.
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