The Widow of Saint-Pierre

A-
March 09, 2001 at 05:00 AM EST

A murderer (Emir Kusturica) reforms under the compassionate care of a jailer (Daniel Auteuil) and the wife he loves (Juliette Binoche), but 19th-century laws of capital punishment can’t be budged in this grave, impassioned miniature epic set on a bleak island off the Canadian coast. French director Patrice Leconte offers a profound, timeless study of sincerity and honesty under the cover of a historical panoply. A-

The Widow of Saint-Pierre

type
Movie
mpaa
R
runtime
112 minutes
director
Patrice Leconte
Cast
Daniel Auteuil,
Emir Kusturica,
Reynald Bouchard,
Michel Duchaussoy,
Philippe Magnan
Studio
Lions Gate Films
Complete Coverage
The Widow of Saint-Pierre

You May Like

Comments

EDIT POST