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L'ange et la femme (1977)

Love story between a woman who is brutally murdered and the angel who resurrects her.

Director:

Gilles Carle

Writer:

Gilles Carle
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carole Laure ... Girl
Lewis Furey ... Angel Gabrielle
Jean Comptois Jean Comptois ... Bandit
Joe Elsnor Joe Elsnor ... Bandit
Conrad Peterson Conrad Peterson ... Bandit
Stephen J. Roth Stephen J. Roth ... Bandit
Stephen Lack ... Boss
Pierre Giard Pierre Giard ... Guest
Stefan Wohl Stefan Wohl ... Guest
David Caissey David Caissey ... Guest
Réal Belzé-Belval Réal Belzé-Belval ... Guest
J. Léo Gagnon ... Father
Jeanne Gagnon Jeanne Gagnon ... Mother
David Shimo David Shimo ... Chauffeur
Georges Lévesque Georges Lévesque ... Valet
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Storyline

Fabienne, a young woman, is taken to the country woods by a group of men and shot to death. Her body is found by Gabriel, an angel who restores her life. He brings her to a cabin on the mountain. They fall in love and live together in isolation. Fabienne has no memory of her past but learns to live again with grace and beauty under the care of Gabriel. For reasons she doesn't understand, she longs to return to the city, and on the fateful day she wanders away from the protection and beauty of angelic life, she encounters the men who murdered her. Written by pr1mal_1

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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Country:

Canada

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

7 April 1977 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

The Angel and the Woman See more »

Filming Locations:

Québec, Canada

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Budget:

CAD 74,000 (estimated)
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Films RSL See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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The film had a total budget of $35 000, all of which was obtained by producer Robert Lantos from the Canadian movie exhibitor Famous Players. Nobody who worked on the film was paid up front for their work. Instead, they each owned a piece of any potential profits. See more »

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Dark, Smart and Leaves You Thinking
19 February 2002 | by ApsaraSee all my reviews

A hard to find film, but a true gem. Explores a darker side to humanity but somehow remains beautiful through simple imagery and a thought-provoking script. Watch this one with your lover in the dark with candles glowing. Available in French with English sub-titles.


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