Belizaire the Cajun

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Belizaire the Cajun
Belizaire the Cajun dvd.jpg
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Directed by Glen Pitre
Written by Glen Pitre
Starring Armand Assante
Release dates
1986
Running time
103 minutes
Country United States
Language English
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 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.

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