In 1930s restless Paris, the American sisters and spiritual mediums Laura and Kate Barlow are an authentic psychic act touring pre-war Europe, where before an astounded audience, sceptical but curious spectators join them onstage for a hypnotic séance with the dearly departed. During a performance, a well-off film producer, André Korben, dazzled by the sisters' genuine psychic ability, will hire them for an ambitious film project which would contribute to the evolution of the French film industry, just by capturing even the faintest suggestion of a real paranormal manifestation. Little by little, the war creeps in and Korben's reputation rests entirely on the success of this single effort, nevertheless, are the Barlow Sisters nothing but an elaborate act or do they actually possess the dark gift?
Change comes with a cost.
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Natalie Portman and Lily-Rose Depp play sisters. Natalie is 34 and Lily-Rose is 16. See more
I am the first to regret that the French film industry has fallen so far behind in new technologies. While Americans continue to evolve, we have chosen to lay asleep! Do you wish to remain in slumber? Is that the solution you propose?