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
Near the beginning of the film, when Manon plays the harmonica in the rain at the graveyard, it is obvious that the song she is playing does not match her playing position. For example when there is a high note, on screen it looks like she is playing a low note. 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