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The Well Digger’s Daughter Movie Review

22 June 2012 3:03 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

The Well Digger’S Daughter (La fille du puisatier) Kino Lorber Reviewed for Shockya by Harvey Karten Grade:  B+ Director:  Daniel Auteuil Screenwriters:  Marcel Pagnol, Daniel Auteuil Cast:  Daniel Auteuil, Kad Merad, Sabine Azéma, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Nicolas Duvauchelle Screened at:  Broadway, NYC, 6/19/12 Opens: July 20, 2012While mature, general audiences might be suckers for sentimental movies with Hollywood endings, sometimes called “Hallmark” pictures, critics are often loath to give their kudos to the category. Perhaps this is because we journalists have seen a large number of movies and realize that the some of the best do show the mean sides of life. Though beautiful women sometimes marry virtual princes, realistic enough  [ Read More ] »

- Harvey Karten

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The Well Digger’s Daughter – DVD Review

16 February 2012 8:51 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Pascal Amoretti (Daniel Auteuil) is a simple rural well-digger, trying to raise his five daughters on his own during pre-wwii France after his wife passed away. His eldest daughter Patricia (Astrid Bergès-Frisbey) was raised at a convent in Paris but has returned to the town of Salon to help her father. One day she meets Jacques Mazel, an air force pilot and the spoiled son of the affluent owner of the local general store. After Jacques’ amorous advances result in her falling pregnant, Pascal struggles to come to terms with his feelings about his previously pure and virginal daughter.

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Auteuil is perhaps best known to non-French audiences for his acclaimed work in Michael Haneke’s “Hidden”, an unnerving film about voyeurism and secrets. Here, he not only takes on the key acting role of patriarch and disillusioned father, he also directs and writes, adapting the screenplay from Marcel Pagnol’s »

- Dave Roper

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