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GIRL FROM PARIS
aka UNE HIRONDELLE A FAIT LE PRINTEMPS
UK: Artificial Eye
Cast: Michel Serrault, Mathilde Seigner, Jean-Paul Roussillon, Frederic Pierrot, Marc Berman
Director: Christian Carion
Language: French (English subtitles)
UK: 103 mins
UK Certificate: 15 contains strong language and farm animal slaughter
UK Release Date: 26 July 2002
THE GIRL FROM PARIS is the story of a young woman, Sandrine (Mathilde Seigner), who gives up her computer job and leaves Paris to live out her childhood dream of being a farmer. It's love at first sight when she comes across a farmstead on the Vercors plateau; and she sets herself up, confident that she'll be able to do everything all by herself. She's wrong...
THE GIRL FROM PARIS is the story of an old farmer, Adrien (Michel Serrault), who's over 70 and worn out by a hard life. He decides to sell his farm, but the only person who wants to buy it is a 30-year old woman from Paris. He watches as the young woman settles in and implements a different kind of farming. He's sure she won't succeed where he himself failed. He's wrong...