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Le Brasier is a French film directed by Éric Barbier, released in 1991.



Based around the social struggles of a mining area in the 1930s, Le Brasier was the first French film to have a budget of more than 100 million francs, the highest budget in the history of French cinema at that point. The film was a commercial disaster, selling less than 40,000 tickets in the Paris region.


  • Original title: Le Brasier
  • Director: Eric Barbier
  • Writers: Eric Barbier, Jean-Pierre Barbier
  • Length: 122 minutes
  • Format : Colour
  • Photography : Thierry Arbogast
  • Executive producer: Jean-François Lepetit
  • Release date: France: 30 January 1991



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