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THE WIDOW OF SAINT-PIERRE

by Patrice Leconte

synopsis

Sentenced to death on a small island for committing murder, a convict must wait months for a guillotine to arrive from Martinique. While he waits he is taken under the wing of a wealthy captain's wife and finds himself trying to be good for her sake. Meanwhile, some of the town's inhabitants are kicking up a fuss...

international title: The Widow of Saint-Pierre
original title: La veuve de Saint-Pierre
country: France, Canada
sales agent: Pyramide International
year: 2000
genre: fiction
directed by: Patrice Leconte
film run: 112'
release date: BE 19/04/2000, FR 19/04/2000
screenplay: Patrice Leconte, Claude Faraldo
cast: Juliette Binoche, Daniel Auteuil, Emir Kusturica, Philippe Magnan, Christian Charmetant, Michel Duchaussov
producer: Gilles Legrand, Frédéric Brillon
co-producer: Daniel Louis, Denise Robert
production: Epithète Films, France 3 Cinéma
distributor: Key Films, Pathé Distribution, Cinéart, Film4 Distribution, A-Film Distribution, Europa Film A/S, Camera Film, Vértigo Films, Oy Cinema Mondo Ltd, Triangelfilm, Solopan
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