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La gloire de mon père et le château de ma mère

La Gloire de mon Père & Le Château de ma Mère in DVD Box Set out now

From 05/11/2012 to 12/11/2012 at 12:00

Two of the best loved and most successful French films ever made Yves Robert’s La
Gloire de Mon Pere and its sequel Le Chateau de Ma Mere will be released for the first time ever as a two-disc box set and its first ever UK Blu-ray release.

Based on the childhood memoirs of Marcel Pagnol the author of Jean De Florette and
Manon Des Sources, these timeless classics stand as one of cinema’s greatest celebrations of childhood, filled with warmth, love and a poignant nostalgia for bygone
days they continue to captivate audiences.

The films will be released in both DVD and Blu-ray formats as sumptuous two-disc sets,
complete with superb special features, on 5 November 2012 courtesy of Second Sight

An adult Marcel nostalgically recalls idyllic retreats with his family to the hills of Provence.

His love affair with the country began and during those perfect days he found new respect for his school-teacher father as he adapted to life away from the city, while the long journey there would soon bring its own adventures.

Bonus features:


The story of Marcel Pagnol, the novelist.
Includes interviews with Nicolas Pagnol, the grandson of Marcel, the French
novelist Karin Hann and features the Marseille locations today


The making of La Gloire de Mon Pere and Le Chateau de Ma Mere through
the eyes of actress Therese Liotard and director of photography Robert

Title: La Gloire de Mon Pere and Le Chateau de Ma Mere Box Set
Release Date: 5 November 2012
Cert: U
Language: French with English subtitles

RRP: DVD: £29.99 Blu-ray: £29.99
Cat. No.: DVD: 2NDVD3237 Blu-ray: 2NDBR4009
Running time: DVD: 201 mins Blu-ray: 209 mins
Region Code: DVD: Region 2 Blu-ray: Region B

Event's details

  • Age group: Everyone


17/11/2012 - julia.atkinson said :

would love to see again

13/11/2012 - powerjohn45 said :

French country side, soo beautiful.

10/11/2012 - writers_reign said :

Even the youngest person reading this irrespective of Nationality should need no introduction to Marcel Pagnol whose great early trilogy - Marius, Fanny, Cesar - remains one of the jewels in the crown of French cinema and is currently being remade by Daniel Auteuil. Though far from prolific in the sense that his great contemporaries - Jean Renoir, Julien Duvivier, Rene Clair and Marcel Carne - Pagnol did leave a fine legacy, Schpountz, La fille du puisatier (recently remade by Daniel Auteuil) and arguably finest of all La Femme de Boulanger which no great a filmmaker as Orson Welles described as the finest film ever made and leading man Raimu one of the finest actors.
When he published his autobiography Pagnol proved no less adept between hard covers and Yves Roberts extracted two unforgettable films bursting with charm and nostalgia from it in the shape of La Gloire de mon pere and Le Chateau de ma mere which will enhance anyone's dvd collection of French films.

10/11/2012 - nid_d_aiglons said :

Toute mon enfance !

10/11/2012 - nikkiriverhilton said :



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