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Agnes of God

Agnes of God is a play by John Pielmeier[?] which tells the story of a novice nun who gives birth, insisting that the dead child was the result of a virgin birth. A psychiatrist and the mother superior of the convent clash during the resulting investigation.

The play was made into a movie in 1985, starring Jane Fonda, Anne Bancroft and Meg Tilly[?]. It was adapted by Pielmeier, and directed by Norman Jewison.

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Anne Bancroft), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Meg Tilly) and Best Music, Original Score.

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