The Hour of the Pig1993

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The Hour of the Pig
Directed by:
Leslie Megahey

"The Hour of the Pig" (also known as "Pesthauch des Bösen", "Advocate, The") is a Crime/Drama/History/Mystery film directed by Leslie Megahey, released on August 24 of 1994 in the USA . Colin Firth is starring, alongside Ian Holm, Donald Pleasence, Amina Annabi, Nicol Williamson and Michael Gough.

When murder is the motive, seduction is the last defense.

Who is the director of "The Hour of the Pig":

The Hour of the Pig was directed by Leslie Megahey, a writer, and director.

When was "The Hour of the Pig" released:

The Hour of the Pig was first released in the United States on Wednesday, August 24, 1994. Also released on this day was Raw Justice (dir. David A. Prior). This was twenty-five (25) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, January 21, 1994 in the United Kingdom and on Saturday, September 25, 1993 in France.

What is the cast of "The Hour of the Pig":

At the casting of The Hour of the Pig we find Colin Firth, previously seen in Mad at the Moon (1992) and Wings of Fame (1990); Ian Holm (Blue Ice (1992), Naked Lunch (1991)); Donald Pleasence (The Princess and the Cobbler (1993), Diên Biên Phu (1992)) [ more... ]

  • Vincent Grass, Raoul Delfosse and Jean-Pierre Stewart also appeared in To Kill a Priest, released in 1988.
  • Jim Carter and Colin Firth also appeared together in A Month in the Country, released in 1987.
  • Colin Firth and Vincent Grass can also be seen in Londinium, released in 2001.

What is the Storyline of "The Hour of the Pig":

The Hour of the Pig is set in 15th-century France and is based upon the career and case files of Bartholomew Chassenee, an actual lawyer of the time who served as an advocate for animals who were accused of crimes. At the time, animal trials were used to determine if animals were the perpetrators of supernatural mayhem. Animals were subject to the same civil laws and penalties as human beings under French law, 1403?1596.

Richard Courtois (Firth) and his clerk Mathieu (Carter) have left the [...]

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