Le grand chemin (1987) AKA The Grand Highway

Louis, a nine-year-old boy from Paris, spends his summer vacation in a small town in Brittany. His mother Claire has lodged him with her girlfriend Marcelle and her husband Pelo while she’s having her second baby. There Louis makes friends with Martine, the ten-year-old girl next door, and learns from her about life.

Director: Jean-Loup Hubert. AKA The Grand Highway
Stars: Anémone, Richard Bohringer, Antoine Hubert, Vanessa Guedj, Christine Pascal, Raoul Billerey, Pascale Roberts, Marie Matheron, Daniel Rialet, Jean-François Dérec, André Lacombe, Denise Péron, Jean Cherlian, Eugenie Charpentier, Thierry Flamand. 


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  1. Jon W.
    May 4, 2019

    RIP Anémone (August 9, 1950 – April 30, 2019)

  2. Tiff
    May 5, 2019

    Lovely film. Thanks, Jon.

  3. Marc
    December 28, 2019

    We watched this one yesterday. It’s such a wonderful movie, that we wished it was a long running series, so we could keep on following the lives of the people in the village.
    Recommended to anyone who likes heartwarming stories.

  4. Allen Bossom
    February 12, 2020


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