A period drama film based on a the novel by Marcel Pagnol. A greedy landowner and his backward nephew plot to trick a newcomer out of his newly inherited property. They conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell.
1986 (PG) – colour 120mins (comedy/drama)
César Awards, France 2018: nominated Best Film, Best Actor, Best Screenplay
Lumiere 2018: nominated Best Film
*Free hot croissants served before this film.
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