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160 Ratings

The Widow of Saint-Pierre

La veuve de Saint-Pierre

Directed by Patrice Leconte
Canada, France, 2000
Drama, History


The French island of Saint-Pierre is so small that, in 1850, when a murder is committed the community has neither guillotine to kill the murderer, nor executioner to perform the act. While the army Captain watches over the criminal, his beautiful wife takes an interest in him as well…

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The Widow of Saint-Pierre Directed by Patrice Leconte

Awards & Festivals

César Awards

2001 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress

Golden Globes (USA)

2001 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

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