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Conversations with My Gardener (2007)

Dialogue avec mon jardinier (original title)
A successful artist, weary of Parisian life and on the verge of divorce, returns to the country to live in his childhood house. He needs someone to make a real vegetable garden again out of... See full summary »

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Le peintre dit Dupinceau
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Le jardinier Léo dit Dujardin
Fanny Cottençon ...
Hélène
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Magda
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La femme du jardinier
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Carole
Roger Van Hool ...
Tony
Michel Lagueyrie ...
René
Christian Schiaretti ...
Charles
Jean-Claude Bolle-Reddat ...
Le maire
Bernard Crombey ...
Durieux
Nicolas Vaude ...
Jean-Etienne
Coralie André ...
La vendeuse
Monique Roussel ...
La veuve Juliette
André Lutrand ...
Le père Colin
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A successful artist, weary of Parisian life and on the verge of divorce, returns to the country to live in his childhood house. He needs someone to make a real vegetable garden again out of the wilderness it has become. The gardener happens to be a former schoolfriend. A warm, fruitful conversation starts between the two men... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Le jardinier Léo dit Dujardin: Jobs are like tigers. An endangered species.
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Concerto pour clarinette
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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du pinceau du jardin et du vin
22 November 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Our usual group of 4 Dutch, Filipino, Chinese Malaysian, and French did enjoy so much this movie screened in Sydney these past few weeks. As said before simple but without simplicity. This was also my sentiment, I imagine my french background took my enjoyment even a little further. I can't say I never had much passion for gardening although I do appreciate nature in general. But I like animals and people behaviour; it is so often fascinating. This is what this story did for me, it brought fascinating union and mutual respect between two very different people, this in a rather natural way. I let myself go with the gentle flow of the tale and rode the few bumps here and there as life scatters them. I won't talk about the story line since I'm sure it's been read many time before these lines. There weren't a crowd either in the cinema, only one more couple and one lone other person. Yet the story took you from the start and you did not need a crowd around to help you along. It was almost like a personal experience that somehow made you feel as if you were part of this dialogue. I do much appreciate Daniel Auteuil whom I discovered for the first time with G de Pardieu in "Jean des Florettes" and "Manon des Sources" Much as happened since and for both of them but one seems to have been imunised from Hollywood and is better for it in my opinion.


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