Synopsis: Adapted from the beloved French film and novel by Marcel Pagnol, ‘The Well-Digger’s Daughter’ tells the sweeping saga of single father and well-digger Pascal Amoretti (Daniel Auteuil) who is raising a small army of young girls in the Provençal countryside. When his poor teenage daughter Patricia (Astrid Bergès-Frisbey) falls in love with the rich and dashing air force pilot Jacques (Nicolas Duvauchelle) and begins an illicit affair, she puts the family’s reputation at risk.
After Jacques is called into duty, Pascal has to make a heart-wrenching decision about the fate of his wayward child.
Daniel Auteuil...Pascal Amoretti
Jean-Pierre Darroussin...M. Mazel
Kad Merad...Felipe Rambert
Nicolas Duvauchelle...Jacques Mazel
Sabene Azema...Mme. Mazel
AWARDSWorld Soundtrack Awards – Soundtrack Composer of the Year, 2011
OFFICIAL SELECTIONSCinemania Film Festival, Canada, 2011
Rendevouz with French Cinema, USA, 2012
COLCOA Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2012