Grey Souls (Les Ames grises)
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Grey Souls (Les Ames grises)
A series of tragedies befalls a small French town near the front during World War I in Yves Angelo's Grey Souls. As the film opens, the body of a young girl, Morning Beauty (Joséphine Japy) is found on the banks of the river, an apparent murder victim. We then flash back several months. Lysia (Marina Hands of The Barbarian Invasions), a pretty young woman, arrives in town to take the place of a shell-shocked schoolteacher. Because the teacher has defiled his room, Lysia moves into a small cottage on the estate of the taciturn local prosecutor, Destinat (Jean-Pierre Marielle), who has… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Murky but absorbing."
‑ Bernard Besserglik, Hollywood Reporter
"Quietly but surely defies expectations at every turn and does not once hit a false note in the process. One of the best films of the year."
‑ Boyd van Hoeij,
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