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1 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
In a film based on Marie-Sabine Roger's book, Margueritte (Gisèle Casadesus) is a 95-year-old woman whose greatest joy in life is a good book. So the residents of her rural French village are stunned when she strikes up a conversation with the sweet German oaf Germain (Gérard Depardieu), who is virtually illiterate. But, as their odd friendship blossoms, Margueritte shares her passion with Germain, teaching him as she reads aloud. And when her eyes begin to fail, Germain returns the favor.

Cast: Gérard Depardieu , Gisèle Casadesus , Maurane , Patrick Bouchitey , Jean-François Stévenin , François-Xavier Demaison , Claire Maurier , Sophie Guillemin

Director: Jean Becker

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Cohen Media Group

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Release Date: September 16th, 2011|1 hr. 22 min.

fan reviews ( 5 )
  • November 07, 2011 theandys2
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    A must see movie! Depardieux at his best.

  • October 25, 2011 Richard
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    Great feelings brought out by this gem of a film... Depardieux and all the others in the cast do a fantastic job - thoroughly French....A must see if you have feelings.

  • October 12, 2011 jpmutin
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    Very touching movie full of richness. Wish we could make movies like this in the USA.

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