Her youth has been spent working for a farm family, being raped by a father and son, and marrying the son, who has now left her a happy widow. She is happy because World War I is over and she is enjoying being in control of the farm. Then she hires the handsome stranger who helped her carry the new incubator for chicks from the bus and across the canal. In the house by the canal with the job of raising and lowering the bridge for passing boats lives the widow's envious sister-in-law with husband and nubile daughter.

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The Widow Couderc (1971)

PG-13

Romance/Drama · 1h 32m · 10/13/1971

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Their interests were worlds apart but strange events brought them close together

Description

Her youth has been spent working for a farm family, being raped by a father and son, and marrying the son, who has now left her a happy widow. She is happy because World War I is over and she is enjoying being in control of the farm. Then she hires the handsome stranger who helped her carry the new incubator for chicks from the bus and across the canal. In the house by the canal with the job of raising and lowering the bridge for passing boats lives the widow's envious sister-in-law with husband and nubile daughter.

Status

Released

Language

French

Countries

France, Italy

Production Company

Lira Films
Cast
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Alain Delon

Jean Lavigne
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Simone Signoret

Veuve Couderc Tati
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Ottavia Piccolo

Félicie
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Jean Tissier

Henri
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Monique Chaumette

Françoise
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Boby Lapointe

Désiré
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Pierre Collet

Le commissaire Mallet
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André Rouyer

Policeman
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François Valorbe

Le colonel croix-de-feu
Crew
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Pierre Granier-Deferre

Director
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Georges Simenon

Writer
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Pierre Granier-Deferre

Writer
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Pascal Jardin

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Widow Couderc

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

6/7/2021

Disc Title Front Cover

The Widow Couderc

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

3/25/2008

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