Manon of the Spring

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Manon of the Spring ★★★½Manon des Sources; Jean de Florette 2 1987 (PG)

In this excellent sequel to “Jean de Florette,” the adult daughter of the dead hunchback, Jean, discovers who blocked up the spring on her father's land. She plots her revenge, which proves greater than she could ever imagine. Montand is astonishing. Based on a Marcel Pagnol novel. In French with English subtitles. 113m/C VHS, DVD . FR Yves Montand, Daniel Auteuil, Emmanuelle Beart, Hippolyte Girardot, Margarita Lozano, Elisabeth Depardieu, Yvonne Gamy, Armand Meffre, Gabriel Bacquier; D: Claude Berri; W: Claude Berri, Gerard Brach; C: Bruno Nuytten; M: Jean-Claude Petit, Roger Legrand.