In this, the sequel to Jean de Florette, Manon (Beart) has grown into a beautiful young shepherdess living in the idyllic Provencal countryside. She determines to take revenge upon the men responsible for the death of her father in the first film. Written by
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Did You Know?
During the procession, the crowd prays for rain by singing, in Provencal, a song dedicated to Saint Gens, a very popular local saint. See more
When Manon talks to the teacher in the field, she says the rocks 'are Cretaceous, they're all from the Quaternary'. These are two separate geological time periods. See more
[dialog in French, lines from English subtitles
Next time I won't pay this much. The competition from Italy is ruining me.
This barely pays for the fertilizer for the flowers. Next year we'll grow chickpeas.
I'll miss our aperitifs together.
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La Marriage de Manon
Chanté par Gabriel Bacquier
& Eve Brenner
Lyrics by David McNeil
conducted by Jean-Claude Petit
with the Orchestre de Paris See more