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Manon of the Spring Details

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Manon of the Spring (Manon des Sources) has also been released as in the US, as it is a sequel to Claude Berri's Claude Berri. Both films are drawn from the same source: Filmmaker/novelist Marcel Pagnol's 1952 rural romance, also titled Claude Berri. Manon (Emmanuelle Beart), now fully grown, is a shepherdess who prefers to keep her distance from the local villagers. She is determined to uncover the truth behind the death of her father (played by Gerard Depardieu in Claude Berri) and to wreak vengeance on the men she holds responsible. The more sympathetic of the two men, Ugolin (Daniel Auteil), is in love with Manon, but this does not weaken her resolve. She causes the village's water supply to diminish, blaming this action upon Ugolin and his duplicitous co-conspirator Cesar (Yves Montand). The upshot of this vengeful behavior ends in tragedy for all concerned. The joint winners of eight French Cesar awards, Claude Berri and Manon of the Spring were released to the U.S. in tandem in 1987. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:November 5, 1986

Cast

Yves Montand
as Cesar Soubeyran
Daniel Auteuil
as Ugolin Soubeyran
Emmanuelle Béart
as Manon Cadoret
Hippolyte Girardot
as Bernard Olivier
Elisabeth Depardieu
as Aimee Cadoret
Margarita Lozano
as Baptistine
Gérard Depardieu
Florist Fransined
Armand Philoxene Meffre
as Philoxene
Pierre-Jean Rippert
as Cabridan
Yvonne Gamy
as Delphine
Gabriel Bacquier
as Victor
Pierre Nougaro
as Casimir
Jean Maurel
as Anglade
Roger Souza
as Ange
Didier Pain
as Eliacin
Marc Betton
as Martial
Chantal Liennel
as Amandinde
Lucien Damiani
as Belloiseau
Ticky Holgado
as Le specialiste
André Dupon
as Pamphile
Jean Maurel
as Anglade
Ticky Holgado
as Le specialiste
Armand Philoxene Meffre
as Philoxene
André Dupon
as Pamphile
Roger Souza
as Ange
Yvonne Gamy
as Delphine
Chantal Liennel
as Amandinde
Pierre Nougaro
as Casimir
Pierre-Jean Rippert
as Cabridan
Lucien Damiani
as Belloiseau
Marc Betton
as Martial
Didier Pain
as Eliacin
Gabriel Bacquier
as Victor

Crew

Claude Berri
Director
Claude Berri
Screenwriter
Marcel Pagnol
Book Author
Gérard Brach
Screenwriter
Bruno Nuytten
Cinematographer
Jean-Claude Petit
Composer (Music Score)
Giuseppe Verdi
Featured Music
Hervé de Luze
Editor
Genevieve Louveau
Editor
Bernard Vezat
Production Designer
Alain Poiré
Associate Producer
Pierre Grunstein
Executive Producer
Sylvie Gautrelet
Costume Designer
Pierre Gamet
Sound/Sound Designer
Dominique Hennequin
Sound/Sound Designer
Laurent Quaglio
Sound/Sound Designer
Paul Trielli
Special Effects
Xavier Castano
First Assistant Director
Jean-Pierre Eychenne
Makeup
Michel Deruelle
Makeup
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