Original name: Les enfants du marais
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Duration: 115 min.
The film is set in Marais, a quiet region along the banks of Loire river in 1918. Riton is afflicted with a bad-tempered wife and three unruly children. Garris lives alone with his recollections of World War I trenches. Their daily life consists of seasonal work and visits from their two pals: Tane, the local train conductor and Amédée, a dreamer and voracious reader of classics.
humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
friendship, small town life, friends, countryside, small town, best friends, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, social relations, lifestyle, french countryside, red wine, tantrum, rolling a cigarette, buddy, hut, forgiveness, steam train, snail, wine drinking, pride, puppy love, boxer, frog ...
1910s, 20th century