In Nineteenth Century France, the teenager Teresa Garan is the daughter of a single mother cabaret singer. She is brought to the boarding school owned by the headmistress Ms. Fourneau by a friend of her mother that pays one year tuition for her. Soon Teresa learns that the boarding school is also a prison for the girls. Her wicked protégé keeps watch over the other girls and uses her power to bully and torture them. Ms. Fourneau has a teenager son, Luis, who is a peeping Tom, and his mother tells him that he needs to meet a girlfriend “like his mother” and that the students of the boarding school are worthless. Meanwhile, the runaway students are vanishing and their school mates believe they are fleeing from the boarding school. What they do not know could kill them.
Stars: Lilli Palmer, Cristina Galbó, John Moulder-Brown