Manon of the Spring Poster

Release Date: 1986

DVD Release Date: January 23rd, 2001

PG|1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary
Manon (Emmanuelle Béart), a beautiful shepherdess in Provence, France, has lost her father and seen her family's livelihood ruined through the greediness of her neighbors: Ugolin (Daniel Auteuil) and his grandfather, Cesar (Yves Montand). Now grown and living in isolation from the village, she plots revenge against the men for their misdeeds. Her plot is complicated by Ugolin, who has fallen in love with her -- but Manon's retribution will not be deterred.

Cast: Yves Montand, Daniel Auteuil, Emmanuelle Béart, Hippolyte Girardot, Margarita Lozano, Yvonne Gamy, Jean Bouchaud, Elisabeth Depardieu

Director: Claude Berri

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Films A2, RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana, DD Productions

Keywords: Moving, Family, Underdog, Revenge, Rivalry, Love interest, Love, Endearing


Nominated Foreign Language Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1987)