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    Cinepack - La veuve de Saint-Pierre

Contains 4 worksheets: one for GCSE classes, one for AS or A Level pupils and two film review sheets at different levels.  Teachers’ Notes included.


Price:  £4.00

                                 About the film

La veuve de Saint-Pierre (1999)

Directed by Patrice Leconte

Certificate 15

Running time 1h 42 minutes approx

In 1849, on the French island of Saint-Pierre, off the coast of Canada, Neel Auguste is sentenced to death for murder.  Imprisoned on the island, under the guard of a French captain, he must await the arrival of a guillotine from France, so the sentence can be carried out.  But the captain’s wife takes pity on him and begins to plead his case for a reprieve. With Juliette Binoche (Madame La), Daniel Auteuil (Le Capitaine) and Emir Kusturica (Neel Auguste).

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