Le Moine et la sorciere


1h 38m 1987

Brief Synopsis

In medieval France, where witchcraft is widely accepted, a friar named Etienne is sent from town to town to root out those who still practice pagan rituals in defiance of church law. In a small village, Etienne meets Elda, who cures the locals with herbs and mixes pagan and Christian traditions. At

Film Details

Also Known As
Monk and the Sorceress, The, Sorceress, moine et la sorcière
Release Date
1987
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Selena Audiovisuel
Distribution Company
European Classics; Acteurs Auteurs Associés (AAA)
Location
Correze, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

In medieval France, where witchcraft is widely accepted, a friar named Etienne is sent from town to town to root out those who still practice pagan rituals in defiance of church law. In a small village, Etienne meets Elda, who cures the locals with herbs and mixes pagan and Christian traditions. At first, Etienne is offended by what he considers her sacrilege, but eventually, Elda, Etienne, and the villagers all learn to compromise.

Film Details

Also Known As
Monk and the Sorceress, The, Sorceress, moine et la sorcière
Release Date
1987
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Selena Audiovisuel
Distribution Company
European Classics; Acteurs Auteurs Associés (AAA)
Location
Correze, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States April 1988

Released in United States on Video October 1, 1990

Released in United States September 13, 1987

Released in United States Spring April 1, 1988

Shown at Reykjavik's Alliance Francaise April 1988.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 13, 1987.

Directorial debut for Suzanne Schiffman.

Began shooting August 19, 1986.

Released in United States April 1988 (Shown at Reykjavik's Alliance Francaise April 1988.)

Released in United States Spring April 1, 1988

Released in United States September 13, 1987 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 13, 1987.)

Released in United States on Video October 1, 1990