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Conversations with My Gardener
Original name: Dialogue avec mon jardinier
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A successful artist, weary of Parisian life and on the verge of divorce, returns to the country to live in his childhood house. He needs someone to make a real vegetable garden again out of the wilderness it has become. The gardener happens to be a former schoolfriend. A warm, fruitful conversation starts between the two men.
Style: talky, sincere, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, captivating, sentimental
Plot: starting over, friendship, village, village life, painter, friends, breakup, unfulfillment, male friendship, crumbling relationship, french countryside, nude sunbathing, dialogue driven, childhood home, gardener, cancer, old friend, mistress, terminal illness, vegetable, inheritance, memory, female nudity, love, divorce
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, southern france, paris france
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