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The baker's wife = La femme du boulanger / written and directed by Marcel Pagnol.

Pagnol, Marcel, 1895-1974 (director. ). Leclerc, Ginette, 1912-1992 (actor. ). Raimu, 1883-1946 (actor. ). Corbeau, Roger (director of photography. ). Benoît, Georges (director of photography. ). Giono, Jean, 1895-1970 based on the work of Jean le bleu. (Added Author). De Troye, Suzanne (editor. ). Scotto, Vincent, 1874-1952 (composer. ). Charpin, Fernand, 1887-1944 (actor. ). Moulin, Charles (actor.). Criterion Collection (firm), (distributor, publisher.). Raimu, Ginette Leclerc, Charpin, Charles Moulin. (Cast).
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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD FOREIGN BAKER (Text) 31208912005412 new dvd Checked out 07/26/2019

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (134 minutes) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1938.
Bonus features: New 4K digital restoration; New selected-scene audio commentary featuring Marcel Pagnol scholar Brett Bowles; Introduction by Pagnol from 1967; Excerpt from a 1966 interview with Pagnol for the French television series Cineastes de notre temps; Short French news program from 1976 revisiting the village of Le Castellet, where the film was shot; New English subtitle translation; an essay by film scholar Ginette Vincendeau.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Roger Corbeau and Georges Benoit ; editor and script, Suzanne de Troye ; music, Vincent Scotto.
Participant or Performer Note:
Raimu, Ginette Leclerc, Charpin, Charles Moulin.
Summary, etc.:
520 When the beautiful, young wife of the local baker runs off with a handsome shepherd, the tranquility of village life is shattered. The villagers are forced to take action when the unconsolable baker is too heartsick to bake bread. The whole village organizes to lure, cajole and force the young woman away from her lover and back to her husband--so that they can once again have bread on their tables.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not Rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC region 1; 1.37:1 aspect ratio; monoaural.
Language Note:
In French with subtitles in English
Subject: Foreign films.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.

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