Jean de Florette / Manon des Sources

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JEAN DE FLORETTE

French director Claude Berri's stunning adaptation of the acclaimed Marcel Pagnol novel is the winner of numerous international awards and is the world's most popular foreign language film ever. City-dweller Jean de Florette (Gérard Depardieu) moves his family to the Provence countryside in the 1920s to forge a new life as a farmer. But his proud, cocky neighbouring rival Le Papet (Yves Montand) schemes with his simple-minded nephew Ugolin (Daniel Auteuil) to acquire some nearby land ensuring the novice owner never discovers an all-important natural spring on the property. A wholly captivating, emotionally powerful and beautifully photographed classic epic of innocence, evil, greed, envy and revenge.

Starring:

- Gérard Depardieu

- Yves Montand

- Daniel Auteuil

Directed by Claude Berri

MANON DES SOURCES

Manon des Sources is the equally extraordinary, highly successful and award-winning sequel to Jean de Florette based on the classic novel by Marcel Pagnol. The timeless story continues with the late Jean de Florette's daughter Manon (Emmanuelle Béart), now grown up into a beautiful and free-spirited young shepherdess on her father's Provence farm. But when she finally learns the tragic truth behind her father's death, Manon plots her revenge on the dim-witted Ugolin (Daniel Auteuil) and the scheming Le Papet (Yves Montand). A visual feast containing masterly performances leading to a heart-stopping and totally unexpected conclusion, Manon des Sources, together with its precursor Jean de Florette, is universally acclaimed as one of the best French films of all time.

Starring:

- Gérard Depardieu

- Yves Montand

- Daniel Auteuil

- Emmanuelle Béart

Directed by Claude Berri

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Product Description

JEAN DE FLORETTE

French director Claude Berri's stunning adaptation of the acclaimed Marcel Pagnol novel is the winner of numerous international awards and is the world's most popular foreign language film ever. City-dweller Jean de Florette (Gérard Depardieu) moves his family to the Provence countryside in the 1920s to forge a new life as a farmer. But his proud, cocky neighbouring rival Le Papet (Yves Montand) schemes with his simple-minded nephew Ugolin (Daniel Auteuil) to acquire some nearby land ensuring the novice owner never discovers an all-important natural spring on the property. A wholly captivating, emotionally powerful and beautifully photographed classic epic of innocence, evil, greed, envy and revenge.

Starring:

- Gérard Depardieu

- Yves Montand

- Daniel Auteuil

Directed by Claude Berri

MANON DES SOURCES

Manon des Sources is the equally extraordinary, highly successful and award-winning sequel to Jean de Florette based on the classic novel by Marcel Pagnol. The timeless story continues with the late Jean de Florette's daughter Manon (Emmanuelle Béart), now grown up into a beautiful and free-spirited young shepherdess on her father's Provence farm. But when she finally learns the tragic truth behind her father's death, Manon plots her revenge on the dim-witted Ugolin (Daniel Auteuil) and the scheming Le Papet (Yves Montand). A visual feast containing masterly performances leading to a heart-stopping and totally unexpected conclusion, Manon des Sources, together with its precursor Jean de Florette, is universally acclaimed as one of the best French films of all time.

Starring:

- Gérard Depardieu

- Yves Montand

- Daniel Auteuil

- Emmanuelle Béart

Directed by Claude Berri

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Additional Information
Language French
Level Intermediate
Media Type DVD
Film Genre Drama
Classification PG
Subtitles English
Run Time (Mins) 225
Region Region 2 
Number of disks 2
DVD Format PAL
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