Jean de Florette

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Jean de Florette (1986)

PG 120 min - Drama, Comedy - 27 augustus 1986
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In a rural French village, an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water for growing their flowers, and are dismayed to hear that the man who has inherited it is moving in. They block up the spring and watch as their new neighbour tries to keep his crops watered from wells far afield through the hot summer. Though they see his desperate efforts are breaking his health and his wife and daughter's hearts, they think only of getting the water.

Director:  Claude Berri

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Storyline

In a rural French village, an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water for growing their flowers, and are dismayed to hear that the man who has inherited it is moving in. They block up the spring and watch as their new neighbour tries to keep his crops watered from wells far afield through the hot summer. Though they see his desperate efforts are breaking his health and his wife and daughter's hearts, they think only of getting the water.


Collections: Claude Berri

Genres: Drama, Comedy

Details

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Country:   France
Language:  Italian, French
Release Date:  27 augustus 1986

Box Office

Budget:  $4.940.939

Company Credits

Production Companies:  DD Productions, Films A2, Renn Productions, AMLF, RAI, TSR

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 00 min