Overview

30 year old child enters the new city, riding on a donkey. He says he is the Savior. He has spent no time among men. He is trembling with cold. His clothes are soaked. His mother was overprotective ; his father conspicuously absent. He knows that he must face the mockery, refusal, ignorance and blindness of the men around him. They travel in gangs, in large numbers : soldiers, mercenaries or the like, on majestic, imposing horses. Everything is out of proportion to his thin, bewildered, innocent body ; he is the madman of the new city...

  1. Philippe Garrel

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Zouzou

    Zouzou

    Marie / Marie Magdalène

  2. Pierre Clémenti

    Pierre Clémenti

    Jesus

  3. Tina Aumont

    Tina Aumont

    Prisoner

  4. Philippe Garrel

    Philippe Garrel

    Apostle

  5. Jean-Pierre Kalfon

    Jean-Pierre Kalfon

    Horseman

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Original Title Le lit de la vierge

Status Released

Release Information

  • February 26, 1971
    Theatrical (limited)

    Meaning

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 54m

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