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Sorceress [videorecording] : Le moine et la sorcière / Lara Classics, Inc.-Bleu Productions ... [et al.] ; scenario by Pamela Berger and Suzanne Schiffman ; story by Pamela Berger ; produced by Pamela Berger, Annie Leibovici and Georges Reinhart ; directed by Suzanne Schiffman.

Other Title:
Moine et la sorcière
Edition:
French language version.
Publication:
[Cambridge, MA] : Lara Classics, Inc., 1987.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet (20 p. : ill.)
Subjects:
Stephanus, de Borbone, -approximately 1261 -- Drama.
Inquisition -- France -- Drama.
Occultism -- Drama.
France -- History -- 13th century -- Drama.
Stephanus, de Borbone, -approximately 1261
Inquisition.
Occultism.
France.
Form/Genre:
Historical films.
Feature films.
Drama.
Language:
In French with English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD.
Summary:
Story of a medieval French healer and her perseverance against a righteous monk, who comes to her village looking for heretics to condemn.
A drama set in 13th century France revolving around Étienne de Bourbon, a Dominican friar sent by the pope to seek out heretics and a forest woman who performs ancient healing rituals. An historically accurate dramatization of the conflict between ancient customs and religious dogma.
Participant:
Tchéky Karyo, Christine Boisson, Jean Carmet.
Credits:
Cinematography, Patrick Blossier ; art director, Bernard Vézat ; editor, Martine Barraqué ; music, Michel Portal ; costume designers, Mouchi Houblinne, Françoise Autran.
Notes:
Produced with partial funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Story inspired by the writings of Étienne de Bourbon.
Filmed simultaneously in French and English; originally released as motion picture in 1987.
Accompanied by a booklet (20 p. : ill.) containing program notes by scenarist Pamela Berger in English and an interview with director Suzanne Schiffman in French.
Contributor:
Berger, Pamela C. , Screenwriter, Author, Producer
Schiffman, Suzanne. , Screenwriter, Director
Leibovici, Annie. , Producer
Reinhart, Georges. , Producer
Karyo, Tchéky, 1953- , Actor
Boisson, Christine, 1957- , Actor
Carmet, Jean. , Actor
Portal, Michel. , Composer
Lara Classics, Inc. , Producer
Bleu Productions. , Producer
OCLC:
262846550
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