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Les Arcandiers

France, 1986 (MIFF 1987)

Director: Manuel Sanchez

Three young men living in Nevers provide an answer to their poverty and boredom by stealing the body of the revered Bernadette Soubirou from the local chapel. Ten days later they receive an unexpected reply to their ransom note.

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