The Plague

  • 1991
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Argentinian filmmaker Luis Puenzo's film updating of Albert Camus' classic 1947 novel is a slow but riveting contemporary parable of considerable merit. In Oran, rumors of an outbreak of bubonic plague carried by rats--unbelievable in modern times--sends the port city into turmoil. Discovering the first victims, Dr. Rieux (William Hurt) sends his wife...read more

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01:17 — Three men imprisoned in a quarantined city are faced with the challenge of their lives. Great cast, beautifully shot.

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  • Released: 1991
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Argentinian filmmaker Luis Puenzo's film updating of Albert Camus' classic 1947 novel is a slow but riveting contemporary parable of considerable merit. In Oran, rumors of an outbreak of bubonic plague carried by rats--unbelievable in modern times--send… (more)

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