My Father's Glory

Director:   Yves Robert
Year:   1990
Language:   French
Time:   105 minutes

In this portrait of middle class manners, Marcel, a young boy in early 20th century France, witnesses the contrast of his teacher father and his entrepreneurial uncle. City life is contrasted with summer vacations in a cottage in rural Provence and Marcel befriends a local boy who teaches him some secrets of the natural world.

The film was nominated for three CÚsar awards in France.

Not rated.

Post-film discussion led by Rachel Ritterbusch.

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