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  • Director Patrice Leconte
  • Runtime 1 hour 52 minutes
  • Genres Romance, Drama, History
  • Language French

La veuve de Saint-Pierre

The Widow of Saint-Pierre
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In 1850, on the isolated French island of Saint-Pierre, a murder shocks the natives. Two fishermen are arrested. One of them, Louis Ollivier, dies in custody. The other, Neel Auguste, is sentenced to death by the guillotine. The island is so small that it has neither a guillotine nor an executioner. While those are sent for Auguste is placed under the supervision of an army Captain.