A merchant from Toulon (Raimu) of honorable appearance is in fact a receiver for a band of criminals. Read More »
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Honoré Panisse is dying, cheerfully, with friends, wife, and son at his side. Read More »
Rural well-digger Pascal has a pretty 18-year-old daughter Patricia who grew up in Paris; he dreams of her marrying his middle-aged partner Felipe. Read More »
La Femme du boulanger / The Bakers Wife (1938) Marcel Pagnol, Raimu, Ginette Leclerc, Fernand Charpin, Comedy, Drama
In this little Provencal village, a new baker, Aimable, settles down. His wife Aurelie is beautiful and much younger than he. Read More »
Marius has left, signed up for a five year hitch on a ship bound for the Indian Ocean. In his few letters to his father César, he hardly mentions Fanny. Read More »
César runs a bar along Marseilles’ port, assisted by his 23 year old son, Marius. Colorful characters abound: M. Panisse, an aging widower and prosperous sail maker; Honorine, a fishmonger with a sidewalk stall near the bar; her daughter, Fanny, who helps her sell cockles; and, various old salts.
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Les Inconnus dans la Maison / Strangers in the House (1942) Henri Decoin, Raimu, Juliette Faber, Gabrielle Fontan, Crime, Drama
Since his wife left him, almost twenty years ago, the once brilliant lawyer Loursat has slumped into a life of despondency and drunkenness. He lives in a vast empty house with his teenage daughter, Nicole, with whom he hardly communicates. One fateful day, something happens which pulls Loursat back from the abyss: he discovers a dead body in his house. When his daughter and her group of rebellious young friends are charged with the murder, Loursat decides to take charge of the case.
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