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Jean de Florette

Dir: Claude Berri
Country: France/Italy/Switzerland
Year: 1986
Duration: 115mins
French with subtitles
Cast: Gérard Depardieu, Yves Montand, Daniel Auteuil

When a hunchback from the city (Depardieu) inherits a small farm in Provence, he moves there along with his wife and daughter. However, neighbouring farmer César Soubeyran (Montand) and his simple nephew, Ugolin (Auteuil), block up the well that provides the farm with water in order to drive the family away and take their land.


Manon des Sources

Dir: Claude Berri
Country: France
Year: 1986
Duration: 113mins
French with subtitles
Cast: Emmanuelle Béart, Yves Montand, Daniel Auteuil

Beautiful young shepherdess Manon (Béart), daughter of Gérard Depardieu’s farmer in Jean de Florette, lives in poverty as she tends goats on the mountainside, whilst two suitors vie for her attention. However, when she discovers the truth behind her father’s fate, she sets out to wreak terrible revenge.

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