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Cordélia (1980)

In a little village at the end of the 1890's, a young woman offends all the 'right-thinking' villagers by allowing men in her house in the absence of her husband. When he is found dead, all... See full summary »

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Jean Beaudin

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Jean Beaudin, Pauline Cadieux (book) | 1 more credit »
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Louise Portal ... Cordelia Viau
Gaston Lepage ... Samuel Paslow
Raymond Cloutier ... Me Jos Fortier
Gilbert Sicotte ... Me Jean-Dominique Leduc
James Blendick James Blendick ... Bourreau Radcliff
Pierre Gobeil ... Isidore Poirier
Marcel Sabourin ... Sheriff Lapointe
Rolland Bédard ... Tournecle Groulx
Claude Gauthier ... Cure Pineau
Jean-Pierre Masson ... Hotelier Lacombe
Lionel Villeneuve ... M. Bouvrette
Jean Duceppe ... Juge Ouimet
Jean Gascon ... Juge Wurtele
Gratien Gélinas ... Juge Bosse
Doris Lussier ... Juge Blanchet
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In a little village at the end of the 1890's, a young woman offends all the 'right-thinking' villagers by allowing men in her house in the absence of her husband. When he is found dead, all of the suspicion is directed towards the liberal woman. She is judged more for her morality then for the crime she is accused of. Her culpability is still a subject of debate today. Written by Jean-Marie Berthiaume <jiembe@videotron.ca>

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Canada

Language:

French

Release Date:

7 February 1980 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Dorion, Québec, Canada See more »

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CAD450,000 (estimated)
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