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Aug 18, 2019

In the French city of Le Mans, in 1933, the Papin sisters were convicted of a murder so significant that it would shake the bedrock of French society and influence French intellectuals such as- Jean Genet, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Jacques Lacan.

These leading intellectuals, and others, sought to analyze the events that took place surrounding the sisters and draw connections between them and that of a deep seeded class struggle taking place between different aspects of French society at the time.

This is the gruesome story of Christine and Lea Papin.

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