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The Advocate (1993)

R
112 min | Crime, Drama, History

In medieval France, young lawyer Richard Courtois leaves Paris for the simpler life in the country. However, he is soon drawn into amorous and political intrigues. At the same time, he is pushed to defend a pig, owned by the mysterious ...See moreIn medieval France, young lawyer Richard Courtois leaves Paris for the simpler life in the country. However, he is soon drawn into amorous and political intrigues. At the same time, he is pushed to defend a pig, owned by the mysterious gypsy Samira. The pig has been arrested for the murder of a young boy. Written by Reid Gagle See less
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$ 30,892
Gross (USA)
$ 602,329
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$ 602,329
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Aug 24, 1994 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Colin Firth
Richard Courtois Richard Courtois   See fewer
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Ian Holm
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Donald Pleasence
Pincheon Pincheon   See fewer
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Amina Annabi
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Nicol Williamson
Seigneur Jehan d'Auferre Seigneur Jehan d'Auferre   See fewer
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Michael Gough
Magistrate Boniface Magistrate Boniface   See fewer
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Harriet Walter
Jeannine Martin Jeannine Martin   See fewer
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Jim Carter
Mathieu Mathieu   See fewer
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Lysette Anthony
Filette d'Auferre Filette d'Auferre   See fewer
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Sophie Dix
Maria Maria   See fewer
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Vincent Grass
Bailiff Labatier Bailiff Labatier   See fewer
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Elizabeth Spriggs
Madame Langlois Madame Langlois   See fewer
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Raoul Delfosse
Blind George Blind George   See fewer
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Justin Chadwick
Gerard d'Auferre Gerard d'Auferre   See fewer
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Emil Wolk
Print Seller Print Seller   See fewer
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Dave Atkins
Valliere Valliere   See fewer
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Vernon Dobtcheff
Apothecary Apothecary   See fewer
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Sami Bouajila
Mahmoud Mahmoud   See fewer
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Joanna Dunham
Lady Catherine d'Auferre Lady Catherine d'Auferre   See fewer
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Michael Cronin
Dark Stranger Dark Stranger   See fewer
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Peter Hudson
Sheriff's Officer Sheriff's Officer   See fewer
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Charles Dale
First Witness First Witness   See fewer
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Gordon Langford Rowe
Second Witness Second Witness   See fewer
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Judy Pascoe
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Roy Evans
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Robert Putt
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Ralph Nossek
Poiccard Poiccard   See fewer
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Melissa Wilkes
Young Girl (as Melissa Wilks) Young Girl (as Melissa Wilks)   See fewer
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David Larkin
Young Boy Young Boy   See fewer
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Patricia Psaliopoulos
Peasant Woman Peasant Woman   See fewer
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Alain Blazquez
Cuckolded Man Cuckolded Man   See fewer
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Isabelle Marcoz
Woman in Coach Woman in Coach   See fewer
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Marie-Pierre Cascales
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6.8 / 10 | 1,729 votes