The Baker's Wife (film)

The Baker's Wife (film)

Infobox Film
name = The Baker's Wife

caption =
director = Marcel Pagnol
producer = Charles Pons
writer = Jean Giono
Marcel Pagnol
narrator =
starring = Raimu
Ginette Leclerc
Fernand Charpin
music = Vincent Scotto
cinematography = Georges Benoît
editing = Suzanne de Troeye
distributor =
released = September 7 1938
runtime = 133 mins
country = flagicon|France France
language = French
budget =
preceded_by =
followed_by =
website =
amg_id = 1:3787
imdb_id = 0030127

"The Baker's Wife" ("La femme du boulanger") is a 1938 French comedy film directed by Marcel Pagnol. It is based on the novella "Jean le Bleu" by French author Jean Giono and became the basis of the American musical "The Baker's Wife".


* Raimu as Aimable Castanier
* Ginette Leclerc as Aurélie Castanier
* Fernand Charpin as Le marquis Castan de Venelles
* Robert Vattier as Le Curé
* Charles Blavette as Antonin
* Robert Bassac as L'instituteur
* Marcel Maupi as Barnabé
* Alida Rouffe as Céleste
* Odette Roger as Miette
* Yvette Fournier as Hermine
* Maximilienne as Melle Angèle
* Charblay as Le boucher
* Julien Maffre as Pétugue
* Adrien Legros as Barthelemy
* Jean Castan as Esprit


* National Board of Review Awards (1940), "Best Foreign Film"
* New York Film Critics Circle Awards (1940), "Best Foreign Film"

External links

*imdb title|id=0030127|title=The Baker's Wife

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