Marius
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In this touching romance, the first in Marcel Pagnol's Marseilles trilogy (the other two being Fanny and Cesar, Pierre Fresnay stars as Marius, a young man tending bar who dreams of a life at sea. Because he so desires to become a sailor, he cannot commit to marriage even though he loves Fanny (Orane Demazis). When the rich Honore Panisse (Charpin) proposes to Fanny, Marius becomes enraged, but still refuses to ask for her hand. At the bar, Fanny confesses her love for him and tells Marius she has rejected Honore's proposal. Marius admits his love for her as well and they retire to a… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"In place of purpose, these films display such old-fashioned virtues as truth to life and boundless humanity."
‑ , Time Out
"A marvelous, lusty film."
‑ Don Druker, Chicago Reader
"A tragicomedy not of camera angles but of bodies and voices"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
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