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Le Cousin Jules : Cousin Jules / sc?enario, r?ealisation, Dominique Benicheti.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 91 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Cinema Guild : 1973.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Dominique Benicheti.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jules Guiteaux, (the blacksmith, b. 1891), Felicie, (his wife, 1891-1971), Claude Chaudat (a peasant), Adrienne (his wife), Paul Rabut (the gravedigger), Marie Cordelier (a peasant).
Summary, etc.:
An ode to the simple pleasures of life, Cousin Jules is an immersive portrait of a blacksmith living with his wife on a small farm in the French countryside. Shot in CinemaScope, the film meticulously captures their daily rituals and transforms it into a bucolic symphony of sound and image. Lost for nearly 40 years and now exquisitely restored, Cousin Jules is a timeless masterpiece, a record of a place and a way of a life that has long ago vanished.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Farm life > France.
Country life > France.
Blacksmiths > France.
France > Rural conditions.

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