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The Baker's Wife (1938)

U 02/20/1940 (US) ComedyDrama 2h 13m


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


  2. Jean Giono


Top Billed Cast

  1. Raimu


    Aimable Castanier

  2. Ginette Leclerc

    Ginette Leclerc

    Aurélie Castanier

  3. Charles Moulin

    Charles Moulin

    Dominique, le berger

  4. Fernand Charpin

    Fernand Charpin

    The Marquis Castan de Venelles

  5. Robert Vattier

    Robert Vattier

    the priest

  6. Alida Rouffe

    Alida Rouffe

    Céleste, the good priest

  7. Charles Blavette

    Charles Blavette


  8. Robert Bassac

    the teacher

  9. Marcel Maupi

    Marcel Maupi


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The Baker's Wife
The Baker's Wife

Original Title La Femme du boulanger

Status Released

Original Language French

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