Belizaire the Cajun

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Belizaire the Cajun ★★½ 1986 (PG)

19thcentury Louisiana love story. White prejudice against the Cajuns is rampant and violent, but that doesn't stop sexy faith healer Assante from falling in love with the inaccessible Cajun wife (Youngs) of a rich local. Made with care on a tight budget. Worthwhile, though uneven. 103m/C VHS, DVD . Armand Assante, Gail Youngs, Will Patton, Stephen McHattie, Michael Schoeffling, Robert Duvall, Nancy Barrett; D: Glen Pitre; W: Glen Pitre; C: Richard Bowen; M: Michael Doucet, Howard Shore.