My Afternoons With Margueritte

Overview

A village idiot and an articulate writer forge an unusual bond after a chance meeting in a local park. Germain is in his fifties, and completely illiterate; Margueritte is in her nineties, and shares her passion for writing with anyone who will listen. Her favorite pastime is to sit in the park and read excerpts from her novel for passersby. When lumbering Germain shares a park bench with Margueritte, her reading aloud helps him to connect with his inner intellectual. Little does Germain realize that Margueritte ...
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Overview

A village idiot and an articulate writer forge an unusual bond after a chance meeting in a local park. Germain is in his fifties, and completely illiterate; Margueritte is in her nineties, and shares her passion for writing with anyone who will listen. Her favorite pastime is to sit in the park and read excerpts from her novel for passersby. When lumbering Germain shares a park bench with Margueritte, her reading aloud helps him to connect with his inner intellectual. Little does Germain realize that Margueritte is getting as much out of their relationship as he is; as Germain becomes more literate, Margueritte discovers a unique friendship that she never thought possible.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/19/2012
  • UPC: 767685272527
  • Original Release: 2010
  • Source: Cohen Media Group
  • Presentation: Color / Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: Français
  • Time: 1:23:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 5,590

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gérard Depardieu Germain
Gisele Casadesus Margueritte
François-Xavier Demaison Gardini
Maurane Francine
Patrick Bouchitey Landremont
Jean-François Stévenin Jojo
Claire Maurier The Mother
Sophie Guillemin Annette
Technical Credits
Jean Becker Director, Screenwriter
Sylvia Allegre Casting
Louis Becker Producer
Annie Perier Bertaux Costumes/Costume Designer
Bernard Bolzinger Producer, Production Manager
Arthur Cloquet Cinematographer
Jean-Loup Dabadie Screenwriter
Francois Groult Sound/Sound Designer
Denis Imbert Asst. Director
Vincent Montrobert Sound/Sound Designer
Jacques Pibarot Sound/Sound Designer
Therese Ripaud Set Decoration/Design
Laurent Voulzy Score Composer
Jacques Witta Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- My Afternoons with Margueritte
1. Opening Credits [7:15]
2. Country Bumpkin [6:56]
3. Everyone's Here [7:28]
4. Basket of Flowers [9:03]
5. Earth Giving Way [5:50]
6. Fertilizer [7:21]
7. Royal Pain [8:02]
8. First Floor [8:35]
9. Not Too Thick [6:14]
10. You've Changed [5:25]
11. Stop the Bus [5:20]
12. Ending Credits [5:03]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- My Afternoons with Margueritte
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      Making Of
      Trailer
   Setup
      Subtitles
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