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C'est quoi la vie?
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Nicolas, a farmer's son, leads a dull, hard grind of a life with his parents and grandparents. onde day, he meets the older Maria who lives up in the hills. Nicolas is captivated. At home, things go from bad to worse and his father commits suicide in despais. Farm and family fall apart: his mother gets a job at a supermarket check-out, his grandparents are sent to an old folks' home and Nicolas searches for some knd of a job. He finally decides to work the abandoned farm up inthe hills left to him by his grandparents. He moves in, takes his grandparents out of the home, and gradually rebuilds a world for himself and his family. But there's another good reason for being up there: Maria. 

BIOGRAPHY

FRANÇOIS DUPEYRON

Has directed nine shorts, outstanding amon which are La dragonne (Grand Prix at the Clermont-Ferrand Festival) and Lamento (César Award in 1989), and the following films: Drôle d'endroit pour une rencontre (1988), Un coeur qui bat (1991) and La machine (1994). He aslo wrote the screenplay for Nicole Garcia's Le fils préféré and Gérard Depardieu's Un pont entre deux rives filmeetan. 

CAST & CREW
Director
François Dupeyron
Screenplay
François Dupeyron
Photography
Tetsuo Nagata
Edition
Bernard Sasia
Music
Michel Portal
Cast
Jacques Dufilho, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Eric Caravaca, Isabelle Renauld
Running Time
115 m.
Country
France
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