Les enfants du marais Poster

Release Date: 1999

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary
In the wake of World War I, Garriss (Jacques Gamblin) moves to a small French town by the Loire River, nursing deep psychological wounds from the war. He befriends a man named Riton (Jacques Villeret), who struggles to raise three children from his second wife, while Garriss pursues a maid named Marie (Isabelle Carré). Both men are reeling from past pain, and Riton often drinks to forget his lost first love. The men's romantic and career problems play out as their friendship grows.

Cast: Jacques Villeret, Jacques Gamblin, André Dussollier, Michel Serrault, Isabelle Carré, Éric Cantona, Suzanne Flon, Jacques Dufilho

Director: Jean Becker

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Films Christian Fechner [fr], UGC Images, Rhone-Alps Films, France 3 Cinema

Keywords: Father, Small town, Love, France, Engaging, Relationships, Heartwarming, Best friend, Friendship