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Will It Snow for Christmas? (1996)
"Y'aura t'il de la neige à Noël?" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  17 December 1997 (USA)
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A woman and her seven children live on a farm in Southern France. In spite of the hard work and the mediocre accommodation, their life would be a happy one, but for one person: the owner of... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Dominique Reymond ...
La mère
Daniel Duval ...
Le père
Jessica Martinez ...
Jeanne
Alexandre Roger ...
Bruno
Xavier Colonna ...
Pierrot
Fanny Rochetin ...
Marie
Flavie Chimènes ...
Blandine
Jérémy Chaix ...
Paul
Guillaume Mathonnet ...
Remi
Eric Huyard ...
Yvon
Loys Cappatti ...
Bernard
Marcel Guilloux-Delaunay ...
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Jeanne Noto
Julie Peysson ...
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Annette Pradier
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A woman and her seven children live on a farm in Southern France. In spite of the hard work and the mediocre accommodation, their life would be a happy one, but for one person: the owner of the farm an egotistic and authoritarian individual, who is also the lover of the woman and the father of all her children. The farmer handles them as his property, uses them as cheap labour to work in the fields, and denies them the right to leave the farm. It is only the love of the woman for her children that allows them to endure their situation; but even for her, disenchantment has set in. Written by Eduardo Casais <eduardo.casais@research.nokia.com>

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Ci sarà la neve a Natale?  »

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$10,786 (USA) (19 December 1997)

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Will it send you to sleep?
29 May 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Almost irredeemably dull. This movie reeks of subsidy, but not just the European Union Common Agricultural Policy kind. Would this film ever get made on a purely commercial decision basis? I doubt it, because it is "worthy" only because it covers rural poverty. It is not entertaining. It is not innovative. It is not great art. It is simply "worthy". But not, in my opinion, worth investing two hours of your life into seeing. Will it send you to sleep? It did that job for me.


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