A Year in Provence (1993)

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 Peter Mayle (12 episodes, 1993)
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 Annie Mayle (12 episodes, 1993)
Jean-Pierre Delage ...
 Colombani (8 episodes, 1993)
Jo Doumerg ...
 Amedee Clement (8 episodes, 1993)
Marcel Champel ...
 Antoine Riviere (7 episodes, 1993)
Annie Sinigalia ...
 Madame Hermonville (5 episodes, 1993)
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Very English
18 January 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I watched this series on FTA TV from Radio-Télevision Monte Carlo. It was subtitled in French.

I've since read the book, and it's better. But the photography is good, and some of the characters (can you say Rivière?; the Mayles can't, pronouncing it RIViair) are very convincing. But I'm left with the overall impression that this is the British conquest of Provence. The Mayles are the centrepiece, saving the local people from one disaster after another (amongst other things). Annie doesn't even appear in the book, and my impression is that her name is a pun on the French title "Une année en Provence", but here she's saving the French from themselves. That wasn't necessary, and it strongly detracts from what would otherwise have been a very enjoyable series.

How do I rate it? It's difficult to say. I like watching the recordings we made, but every time the sheer Britishness of it gets on my nerves. So: parts of it are excellent, I'll give it a 5.


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