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Under the Sun of Satan (Sous le soleil de Satan) (Under Satan's Sun)

Under the Sun of Satan (Sous le soleil de Satan) (Under Satan's Sun) (1987)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1987 Wide

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A slow, complex and involving tale of a French priest and his moral trials and tribulations, Under the Sun of Satan is adapted from the Georges Bernanos novel of the same name. Father Donissan (Gerard Depardieu) struggles to save the soul of the 16-year-old pregnant woman Mouchette (Sandrine Bonnaire) in this allegorical drama. She is the mistress of a married politician, but she carries the child of a poor nobleman. Mouchette shoots and kills the nobleman when he refuses to run away with her,

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Examines the ways that the faith and morals of a priest are tested.

August 27, 2004 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
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Audience Reviews for Under the Sun of Satan (Sous le soleil de Satan) (Under Satan's Sun)

Under the Satan' sun was a movie, that whatever I did I couldn't relate to this movie. There was too much dialogue which was so intense that I could not understand anything about the characters.Should you be religious to understand this movie?To believe in God's miracles to revive the boy,cause the priest asked for it? And if you don't believe, watching this was more torture?? Did it make any sense?I watched till the end, cause it was only one and a half hour long and for curiosity.The movie was well played and act,but not my type of movie at all.
November 28, 2009
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