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35 Ratings

The Children of the Marshland

Les enfants du marais

Directed by Jean Becker
France, 1999
Drama, Comedy


A chronicle of a group of friends in rural France in 1918. Garris and Riton live in Marais, a quiet region along the banks of Loire river. Riton is afflicted with a bad-tempered wife and three unruly children. Garris lives alone with his recollections of World War I trenches…

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The Children of the Marshland Directed by Jean Becker

Awards & Festivals

César Awards

2000 | 5 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Gran Angular Award

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