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La Passion Béatrice

Synopsis

In this 1987 film, director [[Performer~P113717~Bertrand Tavernier~bertrandtavernier]] depicts French life in the Middle Ages as dreary, unromantic, and brutal. The story begins when a warrior leaves home to fight in the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453) between France and England. Before his departure, he gives his young son, François, a sword to safeguard his mother and her virtue. One day, after the boy opens a bedroom door to find his mother willingly submitting to a man, he uses the sword to kill the...more

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