On the banks of the Rhône, not far from Tain l'Hermitage, Alcide Garonne, an old ferryman - and incidentally a poacher - lives out of wedlock with Victorine Rousset nicknamed Maryse, a colorful tramp. When Garrone's son, Pilou, a worker, falls in love with Augusta, the mayor's daughter, the unconventional old couple tries to protect the unconventional young pair from the disapproval of self righteous villagers...
24 December 1947 (France)
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Also Known As:
De gelieven van de Sint Jansbrug
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Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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Only production of Adolphe-Abraham Landau (as A. Landeau), a Polish immigrant and communist activist who fled his country in 1926 on account of his political views. The film failed and Landau did not produce another one. See more
Boire un petit coup, c'est agréable
Lyrics By Félix Boyer (first verse, 1910), anonymous (second and third verse, during World War II) and Valbonne (4th verse,
Music by ValbonnM
Sung by Michel Simon
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