When the beautiful but poor Patricia begins an illicit affair with the rich and dashing Jacques, she puts her family's reputation at risk.

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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.

Genre

Drama Romance

Rated

NR

Language

French

Starring

Astrid Bergès-Frisbey...Patricia Amoretti
Daniel Auteuil...Pascal Amoretti
Jean-Pierre Darroussin...M. Mazel
Kad Merad...Felipe Rambert
Nicolas Duvauchelle...Jacques Mazel
Sabene Azema...Mme. Mazel

Directed by

Daniel Auteuil

Written by

Marcel Pagnol...early screenplay
Daniel Auteuil...adaptation

Produced by

Alain Sarde

Awards

AWARDS

World Soundtrack Awards – Soundtrack Composer of the Year, 2011


OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

Cinemania Film Festival, Canada, 2011
Rendevouz with French Cinema, USA, 2012
COLCOA Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2012

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Country of Origin

France

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