Jean de Florette

France, 1986

Film
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Lavish film version of Marcel Pagnol’s tale of a simple man who leaves the city to live on an inherited piece of land but is ruined when he fails to find water to irrigate his property because the location of an underground spring is kept secret from him by two scheming villagers who wish to take over the farm. The conclusion to this story comes in the sequel, “Manon des Sources”. “Jean de Florette” stars Yves Montand and Gerard Depardieu.

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Credits

director

Claude Berri

co-producer

Claude Berri

Gerard Brach

production company

Renn Productions

Duration

02:02:00:00

Production places
France
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302424

Language

French

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q1315577

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