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  • Release Date: Jul 20, 1946
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 25 min.
  • Genres: Art House/Foreign
  • Director:Georges Rouquier


Farrebique, the first feature-length effort of French documentary filmmaker [[Performer~P109101~Georges Rouqier~georgesrouquier]], is widely regarded as his finest film. Rouqier concentrates on a single French farm family, following them through the four seasons. As in the works of [[Performer~P89937~Robert Flaherty~robertflaherty]], the human characters and the land surrounding them are "one", and Rouqier never misses an opportunity to parallel their lives with the eons-old phases of nature. The final...more