Jean de Florette (France, 1986)

  • Jean de Florette (France, 1986)
  • World Movies admin
  • November 14, 2011

Gerard Depardieu and Daniel Auteuil star in this 1986 classic from director Claude Berri, set in a rural French village. An old flower farmer wishes to buy a nearby property, and is disappointed to see a city man and his family are moving in. He blocks up the only spring and watches as their new neighbour tries to keep his crops watered, ruining his health and putting pressure on his family.

Winner of the BAFTA for Best Film and nominated for the Cesar Award for Best Film, this is compulsory viewing for lovers of classic film.

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