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Film about a french girls convent based on a true story

Before french convents changed they were used as a type of prison for teenage girls. The movie i want to find is about two girls who become friends in the convent. One of them had to give up her baby and it's the story of how she, with the help of her friend, look for this baby. In one part of the film another girls gets pushed down the stairs by one the nuns and dies. Another, also has to give up her baby and spends endless hours crying. The two main characters are kind of rebelious. When they try to escape their at the theater and they're helped by an actress wearing a red coat.  At the end of the film you see the friend of the girl talking to the baby that they had been lookin for as an old women as if she were retelling the story of who her mother was.

asked May 29, 2015 in Name That Movie by CB_WP (6 points)
"The Magdalene Sisters"(2002)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0318411/
You can watch the trailer here...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhXKI9tAI_M
I'm sorry this is not the one i'm looking for. The one i'm looking for is french and there are no sisters.
They weren't actually sisters, the title refers to the name of the convent The Magdalene Sisters Asylum. Sorry I couldn't help!
OH well, thanks anyway :) just i know i saw it with my grandmother and i wanted my mom to see it but we don't know the title and can't find it anywhere.

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It's Les Diablesses (a French TV film) :

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1018713/combined

answered Aug 10, 2016 by Marion (121 points)
Hi, Marion, welcome to the site. You seem to be familiar with French movies, your knowledge of French films comes very handy.:)
Thank you!
Well, being French is helpful… ;)
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