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Summary: Eponymous well-digger, Pascale, is a widower living with his six daughters in the Provence countryside at the start of World War I. His eldest, Patricia, has returned home from Paris to help raise her sisters, and Pascale dreams of marrying her off to his loyal assistant Felipe. But when she's impregnated by a wealthy young pilot who promptly abandons her for the frontlines, Pascale is left to contend with the consequences. (Kino Lorber)
Runtime: 107 min
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Production: Canal+
Genres: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Language: French
Home Release Date: Dec 24, 2012
Director Credit
Daniel Auteuil Director
Writer Credit
Daniel Auteuil Adaptation
Marcel Pagnol Novel
Principal Cast Credit
Astrid Berges-Frisbey Patricia Amoretti
Daniel Auteuil Pascal Amoretti
Jean-Pierre Darroussin M. Mazel
Nicolas Duvauchelle Jacques Mazel
Sabine Azéma Mme Mazel
Cast Credit
Brune Coustellier Léonore
Chloé Malarde Marie
Coline Bosso Isabelle
Emilie Cazenave Amanda
François-Eric Gendron Le Capitaine
Ilona Porte Roberte
Jean-Louis Barcelona Le Commis
Kad Merad Félipe Rambert
Marie-Anne Chazel Nathalie
Patrick Bosso Le Garçon
Producer Credit
Alain Sarde Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: