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by Daniel Auteuil


The story of 18-year-old Patricia, who is seduced and impregnated by Jacques Mazel, a fighter pilot who immediately leaves again for the war. At first, the boy’s rich parents accuse her of blackmail. Patricia and her father the well-digger are therefore the only ones who rejoice and welcome the child into the world. However, the Mazel family soon envy them as Jacques is reported missing.

international title: The Well Digger's Daughter
original title: La fille du puisatier
country: France
sales agent: Pathé International
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Daniel Auteuil
film run: 107'
release date: BE 20/04/2011, FR 20/04/2011, IE 09/12/2011, UK 09/12/2011, FI 13/01/2012, NL 07/06/2012
cast: Daniel Auteuil, Kad Merad, Sabine Azéma, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Emilie Cazenave, Marie-Anne Chazel
cinematography by: Jean-François Robin
film editing: Joëlle Hache
art director: Jean-Marc Pacaud
costumes designer: Karine Charpentier
music: Alexandre Desplat
producer: Alain Sarde, Jérôme Seydoux
production: A.S. Films, TF1 Studio Production, Zack Films, Pathé Films
distributor: Alternative Films, Pathé Distribution, Miracle Film Distribution, Pathé Distribution
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