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Angele ★★★ 1934

A lovely, naive country girl is lured to the city by a cunning pimp who knows that she wants to escape her oppressive father. With her illegitimate baby, she's discovered in a whorehouse and taken in disgrace back home to dad, who promptly locks her in the barn. One special guy, however, appreciates her purity and plots to rescue her. What he lacks in material resources he makes up for in character. An overlong but moving story of lost innocence and intolerence. In French with English subtitles. Based on the novel “Un de Baumugnes” by Jean Giono. 130m/ B VHS . FR Orane Demazis, Fernandel, Henri Poupon, Edouard Delmont; D: Marcel Pagnol.