Film Show: Manon des Sources (Manon of the Spring)

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Date(s) - Tuesday 03/05/2022
7:15 pm - 10:00 pm

Primrose Hill Community Library


Starring Yves Montand, Daniel Auteil, Emmanuelle Béart

Directed by Claude Berri

France     1986   109 minutes

With subtitles


Marcel Pagnol’s generation-spanning story continues with Jean de Florette’s daughter Manon (Emmanuelle Béart), now grown up into a beautiful and free-spirited young shepherdess on her father’s farm in Provence. But when she finally learns the tragic truth behind her father’s death, Manon plots her revenge on the dim-witted Ugolin (Daniel Auteuil) and the scheming Le Papet (Yves Montand).

Although working as a stand-alone film, viewed as a sequel to Jean de Florette (which we are screening in April) Manon des Sources is an unforgettable experience.  Claude Berri’s stunning adaptations of Pagnol’s timeless novels won many international awards and have enchanted audiences all around the globe.


Doors open 7.15pm, Introduction 7.45pm, Film 8.00pm
£8.00, including a glass of wine.
Tickets, up to two per person, on sale at the Library, Sharpleshall Street, NW1 8YN (on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays) or on the door.

While we do not wish to insist upon it, given the current levels of Covid, we would request that people attending the film show kindly consider wearing a mask during the screening itself as a courtesy to others, thank you.