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Favourite French Films #2: Jean de Florette and Manon des Sources

For those of you who are fed up with my going on about Corsica – and I haven’t finished yet – here’s something more in my usual vein. Jean de Florette and Manon des Sources are two films but together … Continue reading

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Favourite French Films # 1 Le Vieux Fusil

I am not a great devotee of French film. I find it either self-consciously existentialist or self-conscious full stop. However appealing Audrey Tautou might be, I found ‘Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain’ desperately irritating and had to switch off after 10 … Continue reading

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