Conversations with My Gardener
- 1h 48min
- 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 Gardener13 Nov 2008
(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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