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Detroit

Detroit offers a wealth of material for discussion, but doesn't serve as a tool for healing. —Matt Anderson (review...)

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  • The Well-Digger's Daughter (1940)

    Raimu and Fernandel bring up The Well-Digger's Daughter Review by Marty Mapes: Pagnol's story tops all the previous "single mother" stories in his early career

  • Harvest (AKA Regain) (1937)

    Fernandel points Arsule toward the Harvest Review by Marty Mapes: When the Russians tried this, it felt like propaganda, but from Pagnol it feels like poetry

  • Angèle (1934)

    Review by Marty Mapes: The first of many; introduces what would become common themes and characters in Pagnol's life work