The Grocer's Son

The Grocer's Son

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Our best guess for you: 3.5 stars

Average of 375 ratings: 3.4 Stars

2007 M Contains offensive language.

In The French summer, 30 year old Antoine is forced to leave Paris to return to Provence. His father is ill, so he must take over the family grocery cart, driving from village to village, delivering supplies to the few remaining in inhabitants. Accompanied by Claire, a friend from Paris whom he has a secret crush on, Antoine warms up to his experience in the hills and his encounters with the villagers, their joie de vivre ultimately contagious

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96 minutes

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16:9 Anamorphic Widescreen
French Dolby Digital 5.1 & 2.0

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3 by Vergilia

This is a a charming and delightful story and more profound that it at first appears. Idiosyncratic characters, superb scenery, a kind of love story and advice on how to win and influence customers... Read more

4 by TikipungaKid

A lovely film with some great characters. The continuity at times was hard to follow, but a very pleasant film none-the-less.

4.5 by addy

Some French films lay on the Gallic charm to such a degree that it becomes cloying, but this one doesn't. It's a quiet, sweet little movie, that's totally believable. There's not much in the way of... Read more

4 by Jazz16

A beautifully told believable story. Many layers to the story, well acted, lovely scenery. Great to be transported to a different place for 90minutes.

4 by jas1238

This is a lovely story and beautiful scenery.It feels very natural and not like so many American movies that are all glitz and glamour and away out of our real lives.

4 by ceebees

Loved this movie, good characters, and a normal story line.

3.5 by Dickette

A small but pretty story, set in beautiful landscape with pretty people. I enjoyed every minute. No gratuitous nudity or sex.

3 by taniwha63

Heart warming tale with great settings. Well worth watching for those who enjoy romantic movies with a dash of family conflict

5 by flosue

The Europeans always manage to get that vision of true life more than Hollywood. I am sure many of us can relate to our flight from home during our teens to find our destiny.

5 by Ngozi

Excellent movie. Cast great. Directorship good. Themes so close to any family. A real treat of entertainment.