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The Bakers Wife (film)

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Genre  Comedy, Drama
Music director  Vincent Scotto
Language  French
7.6/10 IMDb

Director  Marcel Pagnol
Writer  Jean Giono (novel)
Screenplay  Marcel Pagnol
Country  France
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Release date  7 September 1938
Based on  Blue Boy by Jean Giono
Cast  Raimu (Aimable Castanier, le boulanger), Ginette Leclerc (Aurélie, la femme du boulanger), Charles Moulin (Dominique, le berger), Fernand Charpin (le marquis Castan de Venelles), Robert Vattier (le curé), Alida Rouffe (Céleste, la bonne du curé)
Similar movies  Related Marcel Pagnol movies

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The Baker's Wife (French: La femme du boulanger) is a 1938 French comedy film directed by Marcel Pagnol. It is based on the novel Blue Boy by French author Jean Giono and became the basis of the American musical The Baker's Wife.


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The peacefulness of a village is shattered when the wife of the local baker runs off with a handsome shepherd. In his despair, the baker becomes heartbroken and no longer bakes bread. The villages organize forces to bring the wife back to her husband, and back to their daily bread.


  • Raimu as Aimable Castanier
  • Ginette Leclerc as Aurélie Castanier
  • Fernand Charpin as Le marquis Castan de Venelles
  • Robert Vattier as Le Curé
  • Charles Blavette as Antonin
  • Robert Bassac as L'instituteur
  • Marcel Maupi as Barnabé
  • Alida Rouffe as Céleste
  • Odette Roger as Miette
  • Yvette Fournier as Hermine
  • Maximilienne as Melle Angèle
  • Charblay as Le boucher
  • Julien Maffre as Pétugue
  • Adrien Legros as Barthelemy
  • Jean Castan as Esprit
  • Awards

  • National Board of Review Awards (1940), Best Foreign Film
  • New York Film Critics Circle Awards (1940), Best Foreign Film
  • References

    The Baker's Wife (film) Wikipedia
    The Bakers Wife (film) IMDbThe Bakers Wife (film) LetterboxdThe Bakers Wife (film)

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