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.

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The subject of a city ravished by a contagious disease couldn't be more relevant. But the project is steeped in pretension and inept direction. You'll want to get vaccinated by the time it ends.

Jan 9, 2019 | Full Review…

Bleak, dull and slow-moving adaptation of Albert Camus' 1947 novel.

Oct 24, 2008 | Rating: C | Full Review…

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