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Jean de Florette (1986)  link to Jean de Florette on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 536

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IMDb Rating:
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8.1/10 (19954 votes)

Country: French, 120 minutes

Spoken Languages: French

Genre(s): Drama, Crime

Director(s): Claude Berri

Cast: Yves Montand (as Cesar Soubeyran dit 'Le Papet'), Gérard Depardieu (as Jean de Florette), Daniel Auteuil (as Ugolin), Elisabeth Depardieu (as Aimee Cadoret), Margarita Lozano (as Baptistine)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: In a rural French village an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water for growing their flowers, so are dismayed to hear the man who has inherited it is moving in. They block up the spring and watch as their new neighbour tries to keep his crops watered from wells far afield through the hot summer. Though they see his desperate efforts are breaking his health and his wife and daughter's hearts they think only of getting the water. 3 copies 1 has Manon of the Spring on the disk.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Apr 26, 2017