• The Well Digger's Daughter (2012)

The Well Digger's Daughter

Release Date: July 20th, 2012

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

A Frenchman feels torn between honor and his love for his daughter when she gets into trouble with the wealthy son of a shopkeeper.

Cast: Daniel Auteuil, Kad Merad, Sabine Azéma, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Marie-Anne Chazel, Emilie Cazenave

Director: Daniel Auteuil

Genres: Romance

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Ella TaylorNPR

    The Well-Digger's Daughter offers a fervent poem to the region's abundant beauty. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    A polished, finely acted tale of love and class in the south of France. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The Well Digger's Daughter is such a success that Auteuil has already been signed to direct three more Pagnol classics, and I eagerly want to see them. show more

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