Wednesday, 7 December 2011

The Well-digger's Daughter (La Fille du Puisatier) (2011)

A daughter of a well digger gets pregnant by the son of the local merchant. Oh, the scandal!

Beginning with such a sour note, a sympathetic, even comic story is woven around the provincialism of small-town types and their fiercely held, though quaint, mores and codes of honour.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 7 December 2011.

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