In this, the sequel to Jean de Florette, Manon (Beart) has grown into a beautiful young shepherdess living in the idyllic Provencal countryside. She determines to take revenge upon the men responsible for the death of her father in the first film. Written by
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Yves Montand was raised in the area where the story takes place and had been a friend of Marcel Pagnol. Nevertheless he rejected the role when it was first offered. Montand was ultimately persuaded to take his role by wife Simone Signoret, who died during production. See more
When Manon talks to the teacher in the field, she says the rocks 'are Cretaceous, they're all from the Quaternary'. These are two separate geological time periods. See more
[dialog in French, lines from English subtitles
Next time I won't pay this much. The competition from Italy is ruining me.
This barely pays for the fertilizer for the flowers. Next year we'll grow chickpeas.
I'll miss our aperitifs together.
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La Marriage de Manon
Chanté par Gabriel Bacquier
& Eve Brenner
Lyrics by David McNeil
conducted by Jean-Claude Petit
with the Orchestre de Paris See more