"Manon of the Spring"
Directed by Claude Berri
sequel to Jean de Florette is "a brilliantly
realized achievement... that will inspire and fascinate" - Boxoffice.
Based on Marcel Pagnol's novel The Water of the Hills, Manon of
the Spring stars Daniel Auteuil (Queen Margot), Yves Montand (The
Wages of Fear) and Emmanuelle Béart (Mission: Impossible)
who, "with the charm of a young Bardot or Deneuve, gives a startling
performance" - The Hollywood Reporter.
Ten years after the death of her father finds the beautiful Manon tending
goats in the rugged hills of Provence. Struggling to make ends meet,
Manon has no idea that her greedy neighbor and his nephew had cruelly
cheated her out of her father's land. When she discovers that her
father's death was directly attributable to them, the gentle Manon seeks vengeance
against the two. "Dazzling, profound and imbued with startling
revelations, this cinematic masterpiece quenches the thirst of the soul"
- Los Angeles Herald-Examiner. French with English subtitles. 113 minutes.