They are three, they are friends, they are twenty years old. This story is the story of Jacques Panier's first love.
Catullus, a young Latin poet, loves Clodia, a courtesan, passionately. She falls in love with him but, light and frivolous, she deceives him.
Edouard Bachelet, a modest civil servant in a provincial prefecture, uses the glory of his son who died in the war, the hero of Verdun, to fulfill the hopes of his youth.
Blaise is a true scholar who devoted the best years of his life to a work he believed to be important, then discovers too late the vanity of his work...
A modest teacher, honest, naive and scorned, finds himself hired by a crooked city councilman who wants to use him as a front...
When Marcel Pagnol, in 1929, had Marius performed on a Parisian stage, he probably did not suspect that his characters would become as famous as Harpagon or Monsieur Jourdain.
Two years after Marius, Pagnol took up his characters in Fanny (1931) where he had left them. Audiences at the Théâtre de Paris enthusiastically found Fanny, César, Panisse, Escartefigue, Monsieur Brun and Honorine.
A work of youth, Pirouettes tells the adventures of three characters, Jacques Panier, Félix Antoine Grasset and Louis Irénée Peluques.
The baker's wife ran away with a shepherd. The baker gets drunk and stops making bread. Everyone in the village - including the legendary enemies, the schoolteacher and the priest - unite to find the baker's wife.
Marcel Pagnol recounts his beginnings in cinema, his important discovery of talking pictures and all its consequences.
Marcel Pagnol gives us some tasty reflections on the springs of comedy.
Mr Marcel Pagnol, having been elected by the Académie française, came to the meeting on Thursday, March 27, 1947 and delivered the following speech.