La Femme du boulanger | Institut français du Royaume-Uni

Thu 19 Jan

La Femme du boulanger

Cert. tbc

Classics

133 mins

in French with EN subs

FRA | 1938 | dir. Marcel Pagnol, with Raimu, Ginette Leclerc, Fernand Charpin | new print

Adapting an episode of Jean Giono’s Jean le Bleu, Marcel Pagnol recounts how a baker refuses to produce another loaf of bread when his wife runs off with a handsome shepherd, breaking the peace of the tiny Provençal village and wreaking havoc on the whole community.

The screening on 19 Jan will be followed by a discussion with Paul Ryan

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