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The Widow of Saint-Pierre (2000)  link to The Widow of Saint-Pierre on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: Yellow 100

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IMDb Rating:
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7.3/10 (4808 votes)

Country: French, 112 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, French

Genre(s): Drama, Romance

Director(s): Patrice Leconte

Cast: Juliette Binoche (as Pauline, Madame La), Daniel Auteuil (as Jean, The Captain), Emir Kusturica (as Ariel Neel Auguste), Marc Béland (as Soldier Loïc), Yves Jacques (as The Rear Admiral)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

Plot Outline: In 1849, in the Archipelago of Saint-Pierre et Miquelon, the drunken Ariel Neel Auguste and his partner Louis Ollivier kill for a futile motive (to see if he is fat or just big) the fishing boat captain Coupard. Nell, who stabbed the victim, is sentenced to die with his head severed in the guillotine while Louis is sentenced to hard labor. During the transportation to the prison under the custody of Captain Jean, there is an accident and Louis dies. While spending his days in the cell waiting for the guillotine and the executioner, Neel is invited by the captain's wife Mrs. Pauline to help her in her garden and becomes her protégé. Later he has a process of rehabilitation helping the locals in minor works and becomes very popular in the island. When he saves the building Café du Nord and her owner from sinking in the sea, his popularity increases and nobody but the governor and politicians of the council wants his death. Neel marries Eleontine Jeanne-Marie, but sooner he is informed ...

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Apr 26, 2017