THE WELL-DIGGER'S DAUGHTER

LA FILLE DU PUISATIER

By Daniel AUTEUIL

PATHE INTERNATIONAL (UK) - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2010


    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Director(s)
    • Daniel AUTEUIL
    • Writer(s)
    • Based On The Novel By Marcel Pagnol
    • Producer(s)
    • Alain SARDE
    • Synopsis
    • As she cuts across the fields to take her father his lunch Patricia meets Jacques. She is eighteen, he is twenty-six. She is pretty, with the fine manners of a young lady, he is a fighter pilot and a handsome young man. A full moon will do the rest on their second meeting. There won’t be a third meeting: Jacques is sent to the front.
      Patricia ends up pregnant. The boy’s rich parents talk about blackmail. Patricia and her father, the well-digger, will alone have the joy of welcoming her child. A joy that the Mazels will soon envy and seek to share when Jacques goes missing in action…
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