Select any combination of the listed link choices, e.g. via Ctrl+Click (Windows) or Command+Click (Mac). The Break Lines checkbox toggles display of line breaks between the labeled fields of basic movie information. The Save button saves all of your option settings (for the current device and browser), or use Reset to restore all options to their original defaults. Your default options will be applied to all movie info pages.

Please login to rank this movie on your personal watch list. A higher rank indicates stronger interest. Use the Reports menu to conveniently review your watch list of top viewing candidates, sorted by descending rank.

After logging in, check Seen to indicate that you've already seen this movie. Optionally, you can also specify the date when you last saw it, and assign your personal rating to score how much you liked it (like Rusty's ratings). This information allows you to produce a variety of reports, e.g. your chronological viewing history or a list of your top-rated movies.

Thumbnail for Jean de Florette (1986) Jean de Florette (1986)

Basics Critics:80Viewers:78Rusty:78
Category: DramaNotable as: Historical fiction, Award-Winning WorkSub-Category: drama film, film adaptationRuntime: 120 - 234 minutesColor: colorLanguage: FrenchCountry: France, Italy, Switzerland, AustriaDirector: Claude BerriScreenwriter: Gérard Brach, Claude Berri, Marcel PagnolMusic: Jean-Claude PetitCinematography: Bruno NuyttenStars: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Margarita Lozano, Hippolyte Girardot, Élisabeth Depardieu, Ernestine Mazurowna, Armand Meffre Award details: (details at IMDb)

Jean de Florette is a 1986 French period drama film directed by Claude Berri, based on a novel by Marcel Pagnol. It is followed by Manon des Sources. The film takes place in rural Provence, where two local farmers scheme to trick a newcomer out of his newly inherited property. The film starred three of France's most prominent actors – Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, who won a BAFTA award for his performance, and Yves Montand in one of the last roles before his death. The film was shot, together with Manon des Sources, over a period of seven months. At the time the most expensive French film ever made, it was a great commercial and critical success, both domestically and internationally, and was nominated for eight César awards, and ten BAFTAs. In the long term the films did much to promote the region of Provence as a tourist destination.

Home About Recommended Login Top