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La Gloire de Mon Pere/Le Chateau de Ma Mere - Preview

 Yves Robert’s La Gloire de Mon Pere and Le Chateau de Ma Mere

Preview by Jack Foley

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 on Monday, November 5, 2012.

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 November 5, 2012 courtesy of Second Sight Films.

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.

In French, with subtitles

Win La Gloire de Mon Pere/Le Chateau de Ma Mere on DVD

To celebrate the dual release of La Gloire de Mon Pere and Le Chateau de Ma Mere on Blu-ray and DVD on Monday, November 5, 2012, IndieLondon is offering readers the chance to win 1 of 2 copies. Simply answer the following question…

Q. Who wrote the childhood memoirs upon which these films are based?

Simply send the answer to Gloire de Mon Pere competition and include your name, address, telephone number and email

Certificate: U
Running time (combined): 201mins
UK Blu-ray and DVD Release: November 5, 2012