List Film

The Grocer's Son

  • 2007
  • France
  • 99 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Eric Guirado
  • Cast: Nicolas Cazalé, Clotilde Hesme, Daniel Duval

The fatted calf is swapped for a mobile grocer's van in documentarian Guirado's likeably breezy fictional debut, a take on the prodigal son fable. When his father becomes sick, Paris-based waiter Antoine (Cazalé) agrees to return to the rural area he grew up, and as the summer unfolds, transforms from curmudgeon deliveryman into someone crucial to the disparate community.

Read review

Performance times

This film is not currently showing in cinemas.

Reviews & features

The Grocer’s Son (Le Fils de l'Epicier)

14 May 20093 stars

(12A) 99min The fatted calf is swapped for a mobile grocer’s van in documentarian Eric Guirado’s likeably breezy fictional debut, a take on the prodigal son fable. When his father becomes sick, Paris-based waiter Antoine (Nicolas Cazalé) agrees to…

Tell us more about this listing.