Genevieve, the village nurse, finds Celine, a confused girl with suicidal tendencies, wandering the ward of the hospital one morning. Genevieve takes the young girl home but is afraid to leave her alone. When Celine's stepmother offers the nurse money to take care of her stepdaughter, Genevieve agrees. A bond forms between young girl and the older woman until one day Genevieve realizes that Celine has special healing powers. With it's dream-like cinematography and haunting music, Jean-Claude Brisseau's psychological drama is a lyrical tale of miracles, apparitions, and sainthood.