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Johan inherits the family farm. However, charming as the idea may be, even in the modern globalized world, running a farm is still a matter of hard work, pain, and hope.

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... Johann
... Julie
Florence Loiret Caille ... Marie
... Madeleine
... Hélier
Carlo Brandt ... Jacques
Théo Laborie ... Pierre
Hélier Cisterne ... Franck
Yoann Blanc ... Bastien
Elodie Moreau ... Cécile
Carlos De Souza ... Sylvain
Daniel Renaud ... Aubert
Fabien Dijois ... Thomas
Delphine Gros ... Sarah
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Johan inherits the family farm. However, charming as the idea may be, even in the modern globalized world, running a farm is still a matter of hard work, pain, and hope.

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Extremely slow and incredibly dull
2 May 2012 | by See all my reviews

I pretty much knew after 20 minutes that this film was going nowhere, yet I toughed it out until the final credits. Very thin story with unremarkable characters, told at a painfully slow pace.

One of the reasons I chose this film was in thinking that the cinematography might be able to carry the day. Unfortunately, that too was underwhelming. There was simply nothing to keep me involved and I was close to dozing off a handful of times.

Can't fathom this film getting any kind of North American distribution deal. It just wouldn't have any broad appeal in these parts with its understated presentation and would be a tough sell even to the art house crowd.

Screened at the 2012 SF International Film Festival


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