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The Demise of Father Mouret (1970)

La faute de l'abbé Mouret (original title)
Serge Mouret is a frail and devout young priest in a tough country parish. When he falls down and loses his memory, he is nursed back to health by Albine, the beautiful carefree niece of ... See full summary »

Director:

Georges Franju

Writers:

Émile Zola (novel), Georges Franju (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast overview:
Francis Huster ... Serge Mouret
Gillian Hills ... Albine
André Lacombe André Lacombe ... Archangias
Margo Lion ... La Teuse
Lucien Barjon Lucien Barjon ... Barberousse
Fausto Tozzi ... Jeanbernat
Tino Carraro Tino Carraro ... Dr. Pascal
Silvie Feit Silvie Feit ... Rosalie
Joëlle Fossier Joëlle Fossier
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Serge Mouret is a frail and devout young priest in a tough country parish. When he falls down and loses his memory, he is nursed back to health by Albine, the beautiful carefree niece of the outspoken atheist Jeanbernat. After Serge and Albine fall in love, Serge recovers his memory and realizes the grave sin he has committed. Written by Will Gilbert

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

20 October 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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