Marius (1931)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1931
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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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Fernando F. Croce

A tragicomedy not of camera angles but of bodies and voices

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Time Out

In place of purpose, these films display such old-fashioned virtues as truth to life and boundless humanity.

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Don Druker
Chicago Reader

A marvelous, lusty film.

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