over 6 years
Much the same as its predecessor. Ok, nothing special.
Tim Jules Hull
almost 7 years
Parfait encore. What goes around comes around.
Manon des Sources (French pronunciation: [manɔ̃ de suʁs]; released in North America as Manon of the Spring) is a critically acclaimed and commercially successful 1986 French language film. Based upon the 1966 two-part novel by Marcel Pagnol, itself an adaptation of an earlier film of the same title by Pagnol, it is the sequel to Jean de Florette.
Following the events of Jean de Florette, Manon, the daughter of Jean, is living in the countryside of Provence near Les Romarins, the farm that her father once owned. She has taken up residence with an elderly Piedmontese squatter couple who teach her to live off the land, tending to a herd of goats and hunting for birds and rabbits. Ugolin Soubeyran has begun a successful business growing carnations at Les Romarins with his uncle, César Soubeyran—also known as Papet—thanks to the water provided by the spring there.
After seeing her bathe nude in the mountains, Ugolin develops an interest in Manon. When he ultimately approaches her, she...