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Philippe de Broca
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In 1832, cholera ravages Provence (South of France). After several misadventures, Angelo, young Italian officer hunted by the Austrian secret police, meets Pauline de Theus, a young lady. After a second accidental meeting, both will start the search of Pauline's husband in a chaotic country.Written by
Remy Amouroux <Remy.Amouroux@imag.fr>
Literary references in the movie include Ludovico Ariosto's "The Frenzy of Orlando" aka "The Raging Roland" (O: Orlando Furioso) by Ludovico Ariosto, a version of the legend of Tristan and Isolde is also read out. A copy of "Jerusalem Delivered" aka "The Liberation of Jerusalem" (O: La Gerusalemme liberata) by Torquato Tasso is lent to Angelo. The French author, poet and dramatist Victor Hugo is referenced in a conversation at a dinner table. See more »
They don't fear men since they have started to eat them.
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Two superstars of the french cinema: adorable Juliette Binoche and hot Olivier Martinez, love and save each other from lost, sickness and death, while horse-riding through the stunningly beautiful Provence. An adaptation of the famous novel by Jean Giono. They are there: on the screen, on their horses, in this magnificent landscape, he tries to become a man, she tries to stay a woman, they are smiling, and soon you'll express the wish of being with them on this screen, to be one of them, maybe both, if this happens, Rappeneau gets to his goal: grace. A great tale about love, renouncement, youth, passion, courage and Honor. A famous novel of the french literature. Patriotism, romanticism, and grace. Rappeneau is the master, Binoche and Martinez are the gifted pupils.
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