Under the Sun of Satan

Directed by Maurice Pialat
Year: 1987
Running Time: 93 minutes
Country: France
Language: French (English subtitles)

Winner of the Palme d'Or. Donissan, a mediocre seminarist, haunted by Evil and the failure of his divine mission, mortifies his body and is unable to establish any rapport with his parishioners...until the day the abbot meets young Mouchette, who has just committed a mortal sin. Based on Georges Bernanos's novel.

"An extraordinary film." - The New Yorker


Cast
Gérard Depardieu
Sandrine Bonnaire
Maurice Pialat

Crew
Directed by Maurice Pialat