César (1936)

The final entry in French filmmaker/playwright Pagnol's Marseilles trilogy (preceded by Marius and Fanny) that chronicles life in Provence, this drama centers on an 18-year-old's search for his biological father Marius who returns… More

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Release Date: November 13, 1936
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Farran Smith Nehme
Village Voice

Pagnol gives the illusion of naturalism through the vivid energy and affection of his characters.

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Clayton Dillard
Slant Magazine

Long available only on insufficient DVD transfers and in tattered prints, The Marseille Trilogy finally arrives on Blu-ray boasting a radiant image and a boatload of extras worthy of Marcel Pagnol's inimitable wit and style.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The acting honors go to Raimu, who steals every scene he's in.

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