Sister Bernard has lived in a convent in rural France for more than 70 years. In that time, a once youthful and lively cloister has gradually emptied, until only Bernard and two other nuns remain. Now, the halls will fall silent as the three women pack away their few possessions into wooden boxes and prepare to leave the building that has been their home for decades. For the nuns, the closing of the convent means more than losing a home. For Sister Bernard, the quiet monotony of the religious life has protected her from memories of the past...
Rich and complex, Obedience is a story of betrayal and divided loyalties.