Belizaire the Cajun

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Belizaire the Cajun
Poster by Matthias Claus
Directed byGlen Pitre
Written byGlen Pitre
StarringArmand Assante
Release date
  • June 13, 1986 (1986-06-13)
Running time
103 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$1,142,243[1]

Belizaire the Cajun is a 1986 film directed by Glen Pitre and starring Armand Assante. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival.[2]

It chronicles the story[vague] of Belizaire Breaux, a village healer (traiteur) in Acadiana in 1859, who becomes entangled in a violent conflict between Cajuns and the new Anglophone arrivals to Southwest Louisiana.



  1. ^ "Belizaire the Cajun".
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Belizaire the Cajun". Retrieved 2009-07-15.

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