La Puritaine (1986)


Film Review

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La Puritaine is a French film drama first released in France on 3rd December 1986, directed by Jacques Doillon. Cinematography was by William Lubtchansky. It stars Michel Piccoli, Sabine Azéma, Sandrine Bonnaire, Laurent Malet and Brigitte Coscas.   It is a Philippe Dussart production, distributed by MK2 Diffusion.   It is a color film and runs to 1 hour and 26 minutes.  

Our overall rating for La Puritaine is: good - passable entertainment.

Other noteworthy films that have been directed by Jacques Doillon include: La Drôlesse (1979), La Pirate (1984), Raja (2003) and Le Premier venu (2008). The actor Michel Piccoli has also appeared in: Belle de jour (1967), Les Demoiselles de Rochefort (1967), La Voie lactée (1969) and César et Rosalie (1972).

Other recommended drama films of the 1980s from France that you may want to consider are: Robert Bresson's L'Argent (1983), Louis Malle's Au revoir, les enfants (1987), Claude Berri's Jean de Florette (1986), Bertrand Tavernier's Un dimanche à la campagne (1984) and Claude Sautet's Un mauvais fils (1980).


The director Jacques Doillon also worked with the actor Michel Piccoli on the film La Fille prodigue (1981).

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