23 February 2023
Before taking his seat among the Immortals, Pagnol had already understood this: “Talkative people are those who talk to you about others. Talkative people are those who tell you about themselves. Those who talk about you are brilliant conversationalists.
His entire body of work is based on a true love affair with the people, whether loud or poor in words, whom he has portrayed in a gallery of characters truer than life. Better than anyone else, Marcel knew how to hold up a fabulous mirror to his audience, offering them a tender human comedy, mixed with the light of the South, where the singing accent is never a pretext for pochade.
The quotations, extracts or scenes of anthology gathered here by Nicolas, his grandson, revive with a stroke of spirit a world today disappeared and leave us smiling.
All the soul, all the genius of the great southern author, so dear to the heart of the French.Buy online