The Baby of Mcon (1993)

Director
Peter Greenaway

Main cast
Julia Ormond; Ralph Fiennes; Philip Stone; Jonathan Lacey; Celia Gregory

Genres
Drama, History

Description
A town cursed with barren women and famine is saved by a miracle birth to an old, ugly woman: the Mother. Immediately afterwards, the old woman's Daughter (Ormond) claims to have delivered the baby herself in a virgin birth. She imprisons the Mother and begins to exploit the Baby by selling blessings to the desperate townspeople of Mâcon.


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