One by one, the inhabitants of a provincial French village depart, until only the poacher Panturle remains. He dreams of finding a wife and bringing the village back to life. One day, the village is visited by a travelling knife-grinder, Gédémus, and a young woman, Arsule, whom he treats as a slave. Is Panturle’s dream about to become reality?
Director: Marcel Pagnol.
Stars: Fernandel, Orane Demazis, Marguerite Moreno, Édouard Delmont, Henri Poupon, Marguerite Chabert, Odette Roger, Charblay, Charles Blavette, Milly Mathis, Louisard, Louis Chaix, Bassac, Jean Castan, Olive Pierre, Paul Dullac, Gabriel Gabrio.
1939 New York Film Critics Circle Award – Winner Best Foreign Language Film.
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