Kamouraska (1973)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - Canada, France  |  
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Elizabeth (Genvieve Bujold) lives in a small French-speaking village in early 19th-century Canada. She was widowed once, thanks to the kind offices of an American royalist doctor. Her first husband's death was arranged by Elizabeth and the doctor, but after a crisis of conscience, the doctor returns to America without marrying her. Her story is told in flashbacks as she sits at the deathbed of her current, second husband.

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cruelty, death, escape, extramarital-affair, flashback, husband, love, love-triangle, meeting, passion, terminal-illness