Thursday, November 10, 2011
Rec. #209 (abbrev.): Jean de Florette and Manon of the Spring
What: French historical (melo)drama, two films, rural Provence, post-WWI, water, mountains, hunchback, property, water, inheritance, neighbors, water, carnations, poacher, water, altercations, rabbit breeding, water, schemes, elusive springs, eyewitness, dynamite, water, trickery, revenge
Representative quote (Jean de Florette): "What kind of man is he?" "He's a typical city-hunchback type."
Representative quote (Manon of the Spring): "Destiny doesn't exist. Only good-for-nothings talk about destiny."