The Horseman on the Roof(1995)

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Miramax; rental pricing; R
Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Cast: Juliette Binoche and Olivier Martinez

A swashbuckling love story, set against the background of a deadly cholera epidemic in 1832. Exiled Italian freedom fighter Angelo Pardi (Martinez) is returning to his homeland, when he meets Pauline (Binoche), a countess searching for her husband amid the chaos of the deadly plague. Passions flare, but Angelo remains honorable to his married companion.

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