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My Mother's Castle ()

Le château de ma mère (original title)
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Every holiday Marcel and his family go to their cottage in the Provence (France). He likes the hills in this region. Before they arrive at the cottage they have to walk about 5 miles. With the co-operation of an ex-pupil of Marcel's... See more »

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Philippe Caubère ...
Joseph Pagnol
Nathalie Roussel ...
Augustine Pagnol
Didier Pain ...
Oncle Jules
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Tante Rose
Julien Ciamaca ...
Marcel Pagnol
Victorien Delamare ...
Paul Pagnol
Joris Molinas ...
Lili des Bellons
Julie Timmerman ...
Isabelle Cassignole
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Edmond des Papillons
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Bouzigue
Patrick Préjean ...
Dominique, le jardinier
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François
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Le facteur
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Le garde ivrogne
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Loïs de Montmajour / Adolphe Cassignole
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Le comte colonel
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Récitant / Narrator (voice)
Josy Andrieu
André Chaumeau
Raoul Curet ...
Monsieur Vincent
Alain Ganas
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Binucci
Jean-Marie Juan ...
Fenestrelle
Louis Lalanne
Maxime Lombard ...
Monsieur Arnaud
René Loyon ...
Monsieur Besson
Jean Maurel
Ivan Romeuf

Directed by

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Yves Robert

Written by

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Marcel Pagnol ... (novel)
 
Jérôme Tonnerre ... (adaptation) (as Jerôme Tonnerre) and
Yves Robert ... (adaptation)

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Alain Poiré ... producer

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Vladimir Cosma

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Robert Alazraki

Film Editing by

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Pierre Gillette

Editorial Department

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Michel Bouchot ... assistant editor
Olivia Lumbroso ... assistant editor
Gladys Piocelle ... assistant editor

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Gérard Moulévrier ... (as Gérard Moulevrier)

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Jacques Dugied

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Agnès Nègre

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Maryse Félix ... makeup artist
Monique Huylebroeck ... makeup artist
Danielle Jacquillard ... hair stylist
Jacqueline Stuffel ... hair stylist

Production Management

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Jacques Allaire ... unit manager
Bruno Azzi ... unit manager
Guy Azzi ... production manager
Jean-Claude Cartier ... unit manager
Monique Colotte ... unit manager
Marc Goldstaub ... production manager

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Gilles Bannier ... assistant director
Luc Etienne ... assistant director
Jean-Claude Ventura ... first assistant director
Daniel Ziskind ... assistant director

Art Department

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François Borgeaud ... assistant property master
Jean-Claude Bourdin ... assistant decorator
Martin Drescher ... assistant decorator
Chantal Giuliani ... set dresser
Michel Heulin ... assistant decorator
Henri Lorente ... carpenter
Christian Portal ... assistant decorator
Alain Racine ... assistant decorator
Dominique Roubaud ... assistant decorator

Sound Department

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Monique André ... sound editor
Gilbert Crozet ... dubbing editor
Bernard Le Roux ... sound mixer (as Bernard Leroux)
Alain Lévy ... sound effects
Jérôme Lévy ... sound effects
Alain Sempé ... sound director
Claude Villand ... sound mixer
Olivier Villette ... sound

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André Atellian ... key grip
Christophe Beaucarne ... assistant camera
Robert Beulens ... gaffer
Jean-César Chiabaut ... director of photography: second unit (as Jean César Chiabaut)
Gilbert Duhalde ... camera operator
Jérôme Prébois ... still photographer
Guillaume Schiffman ... assistant camera
Eric Vallée ... assistant camera (as Eric Vallee)
Paco Wiser ... assistant camera

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Brigitte McKellar ... extras casting (as Brigitte MacKellar)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Myriam Boucher ... costumer
Dominique Gay ... costumer
Dominique Roulance ... costumer

Music Department

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Vladimir Cosma ... conductor

Script and Continuity Department

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Nathalie Alquier ... assistant script supervisor
Lucette Andréi ... script supervisor

Other crew

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Colette Chevereau ... production administrator
Danièle David ... production assistant
Roger Pera ... production administrator
Dominique Segall ... press attache

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Plot Summary

Every holiday Marcel and his family go to their cottage in the Provence (France). He likes the hills in this region. Before they arrive at the cottage they have to walk about 5 miles. With the co-operation of an ex-pupil of Marcel's father, who's a teacher, they only have to walk 1 mile, since they can take a shortcut along a canal, through the backyards of some eccentric people. During one of these holidays he meets Isabelle, a pretty but conceited girl... Written by Tony Kessen

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Taglines Return to childhood in Provence. See more »
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Also Known As
  • My Mother's Castle (United States)
  • Le Château de Ma Mère (United Kingdom)
  • El castillo de mi madre (Spain)
  • Zamek mojej matki (Poland)
  • Nyckeln till Provence: Min mors slott (Sweden)
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  • 98 min
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Trivia Pagnol had been planning to direct a version of the story as early as 1968 but the project was never completed. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Doctor/Dutch/Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey/My Father's Glory/My Mother's Castle (1991). See more »
Quotes Marcel Pagnol: Such is the life of a man. Moments of joy, obliterated by unforgettable sadness. There's no need to tell the children that.
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