Overview

In this little Provencal village, a new baker, Aimable, settles down. His wife Aurelie is beautiful and much younger than he. She departs with a shepherd the night after Aimable produces his first breads. Aimable is so afflicted that he can not work anymore. Therefore, the villagers, who initially laughed at his cuckoldry, take the matter very seriously (they want the bread) and organize a plan to find Aurelie and to bring her back to the bakery.

  1. Marcel Pagnol

    Director

  2. Jean Giono

    Novel

Top Billed Cast

  1. Raimu

    Raimu

    Aimable Castanier

  2. Ginette Leclerc

    Ginette Leclerc

    Aurélie Castanier

  3. Charles Moulin

    Charles Moulin

    Dominique, le berger

  4. Fernand Charpin

    The Marquis Castan de Venelles

  5. Robert Vattier

    Robert Vattier

    the priest

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The Baker's Wife
The Baker's Wife

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Facts

Original Title La Femme du boulanger

Status Released

Release Information

  • February 20, 1940
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language French

Runtime 2h 13m

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