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Conversations with My Gardener

Conversations with My Gardener
  • 2007
  • France
  • 108 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Jean Becker
  • Cast: Daniel Auteuil, Jean-Pierre Darroussin
  • Language: French

Successful Parisian painter (Auteuil) returns to the rural childhood home he has inherited in southern France and places an advert for a gardener. The first applicant (Darroussin) turns out to have been an old school friend and they talk freely about their respective life experiences. Adapted from Henri Cueco's novel, this intimate two-hander might seem slight on paper, but it's a surprisingly moving study of male friendship.

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Conversations With My Gardener

13 Nov 20084 stars

(12A) 108min When a successful Parisian painter (Daniel Auteil) returns to the rural childhood home he has inherited in the Rhone-Alps region of southern France, he places an advert for somebody to rejuvenate the property’s unkempt garden. The first…

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