...I was drawn to this because I think it is one of the best scripts I have ever read. It is by the director Leslie Megahey. It is a marvellous picture. For once I don't have to umm and urr about whether I can recommend it.
CAST AND CREW:
COLIN FIRTH (Richard Courtois)
IAN HOLM (Albertus)
DONALD PLEASENCE (Pincheon)
AMINA ANNABI (Samira)
NICOL WILLIAMSON (Seigneur Jehan d'Auferre)
MICHAEL GOUGH (Magistrate Boniface)
HARRIET WALTER (Jeannine Martin)
JIM CARTER (Mathieu)
LYSETTE ANTHONY (Filette d'Auferre)
SOPHIA DIX (Maria)
Written and Directed by LESLIE MEGAHEY
Produced by DAVID THOMPSON
In fifteenth-century France, a lawyer must defend a Gypsy's pig accused of murder.
Pleasence plays Pincheon---the prosecutor of the hamlet of Abbeville.