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One afternoon while cutting across the field to take lunch to her father, Patricia meets Jacques. She is 18 and pretty, with the manners of a young lady; he is 26, a fighter pilot and handsome. A bit of moonlight holds sway over their second meeting. There won't be a thirdJacques is sent to the front.
Patricia finds herself pregnant, and the boy's rich parents cry blackmail. Patricia and her father, the well-digger, are the only ones to welcome the infant with joya joy that Jacques' parents soon begin to envy and want to share because Jacques is reported missing ...
Academy Award nominee Alexandre Desplat (The King's Speech, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Queen) provides a beautifully pastoral score. The CD also features Enrico Caruso's performance of the song, "Core 'Ngrato," used so prominently in the film.
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