Born on October 13, 1921
From Monsummano Terme, Italy
Yves Montand as "Cesar Soubeyran/'Le Papet'"
In this acclaimed French drama, the enterprising Ugolin Soubeyran (Daniel Auteuil) returns to his native countryside after the serving in the military. Intent on growing expensive flowers, he conspires with his uncle, Cesar (Yves Montand), to gain access to a hidden spring on a neighboring property. When their initial attempt to buy the land fails, they must contend with Jean de Florette (Gérard Depardieu), who arrives with his family to work the coveted plot and turn it into a profitable farm.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1987)||Nominated||Actor in a Leading Role|