PG | | Drama
A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell.
During pre-production 12,000 carnations had to be planted and a dozen olive trees, each several hundred years old, had to be transplanted.
Papet! Papet! It's me, Ugolin!
During one scene, Cesar Soubeyran (Montand) produces a small telescope in order to spy on Jean de Florette (Depardieu); however, as he peers through it, the lens cap is clearly in place.
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