The Plague (La Peste) (1992)





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Released directly on to video in the U.S., but exhibited on the festival circuit and in Europe, Plague is an adaptation of Albert Camus' novel and reteams filmmaker Luis Puenzo with actors Robert Duvall and William Hurt to tell the story of a South American city that must be cut off from the world following an outbreak of the bubonic plague. The key characters include a French tele-journalist, her cameraman and a fearless doctor.
Art House & International , Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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William Hurt
as Dr. Bernard Rieux
Sandrine Bonnaire
as Martine Rambert
Raul Julia
as Cottard
Lautaro Murúa
as Paneloux
China Zorrilla
as Emma Rieux
Atilio Veronelli
as Dr. Horacio
Laura Palmucci
as Miguel's Wife
Jorge Luz
as Old Man
Norman Edlich
as Dr. Castle
Marcus Noinsky
as Dr. Gruberwald
Duilio Marzio
as Judge Orbon
Norman Brisky
as The Preacher
Juana Hidalgo
as Mrs. Castle
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Bleak, dull and slow-moving adaptation of Albert Camus' 1947 novel.

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Was a good movie overall, but lacked a little something that caused me to lose interest from time to time. But towards the end things got a bit better and it was worth watching. I just wouldn't buy it.

Renae Allgire
Renae Allgire

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