THE HOUR OF THE PIG

THE HOUR OF THE PIG

(1993 Black Comedy/Drama)




...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.


---Donald Pleasence



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



SYNOPSIS:

In fifteenth-century France, a lawyer must defend a Gypsy's pig accused of murder.



PLEASENCE CHARACTER:

Pleasence plays Pincheon---the prosecutor of the hamlet of Abbeville.



SCREEN CAPTURES:

  • DONALD PLEASENCE AS PINCHEON
  • COLIN FIRTH AND PLEASENCE
    Images captured by Christopher Weedman



    REVIEWS:

  • ROGER EBERT (The Chicago Sun Times)
  • HAL HINSON (The Washington Post)
  • DESSON HOWE (The Washington Post)



    STAR LINKS:

  • COLIN FIRTH'S CAREER TIMELINE
  • FACES: COLIN FIRTH
  • THE FRIENDS OF FIRTH SCRAPBOOK



    FILM LINKS:

  • INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE




    MISCELLANEOUS LINKS:

  • THE STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL







    Photos captured by Christopher Weedman, unless noted.

    Photos 1993 BBC / CiBy 2000 / MIRAMAX. All Rights Reserved.

    Logo designed by Karen Rappaport




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