UW Cinematheque: Special Presentation
The Baker's Wife (La femme du boulanger) | France | 1938 | DCP | 130 min. | French with English subtitles Director: Marcel Pagnol
Friday, April 19, 2019
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Raimu, Ginette Leclerc, Fernand Charpin Refusing to believe his wife has deserted him for a younger man, a village baker (Raimu) nonetheless decides not to bake until she returns. Missing his delicious bread, the small town’s citizens organize to track down the lovers. Following-up his “Marseille Trilogy,” writer-director Pagnol delivered this warm, funny adaptation of a Jean Giono story, shown here in a new 4K restoration!