is a French-British film drama first released in France on 26th August 1992,
directed by Luis Puenzo.
Cinematography was by Félix Monti.
It is based on a novel by Albert Camus and stars William Hurt, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jean-Marc Barr, Robert Duvall and Raul Julia.
It has also been released under the title: The Plague
It is a Compagnie Française Cinématographique production, produced by Christian Charret and distributed by Gaumont.
Location filming was in Argentina.
It is a color film and runs to 2 hours and 28 minutes.
Our overall rating for La Peste
is: good - passable entertainment.
The actor William Hurt has also appeared in: The Big Chill
I Love You to Death
Other recommended drama films of the 1990s from France include the following: Régis Wargnier's Est - Ouest
Claude Berri's Germinal
Olivier Assayas's Paris s'éveille
Patrice Chéreau's La Reine Margot
Laurent Cantet's Ressources humaines