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Peace Over the Fields (1970)

Paix sur les champs (original title)
Peace in the Fields takes place around 1925. Stanne a wealthy Flemish farmer, is alleged to have murdered his fiancée 20 years before. Although the case against him was dismissed fierce ... See full summary »

Director:

Jacques Boigelot

Writers:

Jacques Boigelot (dialogue), Marie Gevers (novel)") | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Christian Barbier Christian Barbier ... Stanne Vanasche
Georges Poujouly ... Louis
Claire Wauthion ... Lodia
Héléna Manson ... Johanna
Arlette Schreiber Arlette Schreiber ... Rosa
Nicole Valberg Nicole Valberg ... Julia
Lucien Raimbourg Lucien Raimbourg ... Jardinier
Vandéric Vandéric ... Aloysius
Marthe Dugard Marthe Dugard ... Soeur Thérésia
Josi Jolet Josi Jolet ... Jules
Irène Vernal Irène Vernal ... Fine
Gilbert Charles Gilbert Charles ... Curé
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marc Audier Marc Audier ... Kobus
Marie-Henriette Claes Marie-Henriette Claes ... La soeur
Anne-Marie Ferrières Anne-Marie Ferrières ... Anna
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Peace in the Fields takes place around 1925. Stanne a wealthy Flemish farmer, is alleged to have murdered his fiancée 20 years before. Although the case against him was dismissed fierce resentment still burns between his family and that of Johanna, the victim's mother. And then the farmer's son falls in love with the girl's younger sister. Johanna forbids their marriage and her old enemy starts to feel again the pangs of conscience, the need to confess the crime. Written by Anonymous

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Only feature-length film directed by Jacques Boigelot. See more »

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Rare film, not on DVD or even VHS?
23 October 2018 | by newguyindc2001See all my reviews

Is this film available anywhere? DVD? VHS? In any format? English-subtitled?

Of all the films nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar during the past 60+ years, this film is the *most* unavailable.


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Country:

Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

20 June 1972 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Peace Over the Fields See more »

Filming Locations:

Heikruis, Flanders, Belgium

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E.G.C. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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