Clerambard (1969)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Religious Comedy, Satire  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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Clerambard (Philippe Noiret) feeds his large family by killing cats and dogs. He also makes his family run hand looms with very little respite. His life forever changes when he sees Saint Francis. The Saint helps him prepare his horse as Clerambard suddenly goes out into the world to preach the gospel and reveal his newfound love of animals. This comedy is taken from the hit play by Marcel Ayme. Dany Carrel has an amusing role as the town prostitute.

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animal, poverty, prostitute/prostitution, redemption, religion, saint