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The Baker's Wife (Criterion Collection)

The Baker's Wife (Criterion Collection)

(4K Mastering, Special Edition, Restored, Full Frame)
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The warmth and wit of celebrated playwright turned cinema auteur Marcel Pagnol shine in this enchanting slice-of-life comedy. Returning to the Provencal countryside he knew intimately, Pagnol draws a vivid portrait of a close-knit village where the marital woes of a sweetly deluded baker (the inimitable Raimu, praised by no less than Orson Welles as the greatest actor who ever lived) snowball into a scandal that engulfs the entire town. Marrying the director's abiding concern for the experiences of ordinary people with an understated but superbly judged visual style, The Baker's Wife is at once wonderfully droll and piercingly perceptive in it's depiction of the complexities of human relationships.

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Title: The Baker's Wife (Criterion Collection)
Genre: Comedy-Classic, Foreign-French
Starring: Raimu
Studio: Criterion
Attributes: 4K Mastering, Special Edition, Restored, Full Frame
Release Date: 16/07/2019
Media Format: DVD
Rated: NR
UPC: 715515232111
Original Language: FRE
Subtitles: ENG
Run Time: 134 minutes
Year of Release: 1938

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