Revolution meets religion: the young Blanche de la Force hopes to overcome her tormenting fear of life in the seclusion of the monastery's everyday life, but the brutal reality of the French Revolution does not stop at the thickest walls. The Revolutionary Guards dissolve the convent, the nuns are arrested arrested - all that is left for them is a prescribed death. Blanche is the only one who manages to escape. She decides against this freedom and in favour of an upright death together on the scaffold. Francis Poulen tells the true story of 18 Francis Poulenc tells the true story of 18 nuns as an existential psychodrama in atmospherically dense sounds.