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Jean de Florette

Jean de Florette

Jean de Florette

cast: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Elisabeth Depardieu, Marcel Champel

year: 1986

colour: no

certificate: PG

director: Claude Berri

runtime: 115

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.Unfortunately, Papet the old man doesn't know who the man they are slowly killing is ...


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