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These are the user uploaded subtitles that are being translated: 1 00:01:58,407 --> 00:02:00,557 Come on!...they'll catch her. 2 00:02:00,727 --> 00:02:03,764 - No, they won't catch her! - 1,000 francs she gets caught. 3 00:02:04,007 --> 00:02:05,326 1,000 francs they don't catch her. 4 00:02:05,487 --> 00:02:08,081 - They won't catch her! - Yes, they WILL catch her! 5 00:02:08,327 --> 00:02:11,364 She's probably already in handcuffs by now. 6 00:02:11,607 --> 00:02:13,643 Ange, Ange! 7 00:02:14,007 --> 00:02:15,360 Can you see anything? 8 00:02:15,527 --> 00:02:16,332 I can't see a thing. 9 00:02:16,332 --> 00:02:18,762 A minute ago you said you could see the sergeant 10 00:02:19,207 --> 00:02:21,402 I COULD see him, but I can't any more. 11 00:02:21,567 --> 00:02:24,479 He was on the ridge... he must have gone down into that gully. 12 00:02:24,887 --> 00:02:27,117 He must have gone down to cut her off. 13 00:02:27,287 --> 00:02:29,596 He's not cutting anything off... They won't catch her. 14 00:02:29,847 --> 00:02:32,805 Unless I'm very mistaken they'll have her by noon. 15 00:02:32,967 --> 00:02:36,039 The only thing they'll have, will be a terrible thirst... 16 00:02:36,207 --> 00:02:37,481 ...if I know the sergeant! 17 00:02:37,727 --> 00:02:41,276 Then you know his stomach's just like mine.... 18 00:02:41,447 --> 00:02:43,244 He doesn't get pains, but it's heavy. 19 00:02:43,487 --> 00:02:46,365 But he carries it easily. The sergeant's a strong guy. 20 00:02:46,527 --> 00:02:48,483 He might be big... but he's not fat. 21 00:02:48,647 --> 00:02:49,841 He's all muscle. 22 00:02:50,087 --> 00:02:50,963 The poor devil!...! 23 00:02:51,127 --> 00:02:53,766 You describe him like he was livestock! 24 00:02:53,927 --> 00:02:56,236 100 kilos on the hoof... that's your sergeant! 25 00:02:56,407 --> 00:02:59,683 I see him as a beautiful piece of sirloin, with marbled fat, just the way you like it! 26 00:02:59,847 --> 00:03:02,805 With a thick layer of fat on the outside! 27 00:03:03,047 --> 00:03:05,641 You're quite right... the sergent is a big guy. 28 00:03:05,807 --> 00:03:07,957 But that constable of his is as skinny as a rake. 29 00:03:08,207 --> 00:03:09,037 When he runs... 30 00:03:09,207 --> 00:03:11,277 ...his legs seem to start at his waist. 31 00:03:11,527 --> 00:03:13,802 That constable jumps like a grasshopper. 32 00:03:13,967 --> 00:03:14,718 The sergeant is notorious for one thing... 33 00:03:14,718 --> 00:03:18,200 In a pursuit, he knows just where to stand! 34 00:03:18,447 --> 00:03:21,439 That will always be right behind his stomach! 35 00:03:21,687 --> 00:03:24,406 - They'll catch her. - No, they won't catch her. 36 00:03:24,647 --> 00:03:25,966 Here's our schoolteacher! 37 00:03:26,207 --> 00:03:27,720 Good morning, mayor. 38 00:03:27,887 --> 00:03:31,641 I see you're hard at it! Of course...in this heat... 39 00:03:31,887 --> 00:03:35,004 Since this morning, I've cut up half a vealer... 40 00:03:35,167 --> 00:03:38,318 and planted 5 kilos of peas. So, how about that?! 41 00:03:38,487 --> 00:03:41,524 I've made 2 batches of bread and watered 5,000 artichokes... 42 00:03:41,687 --> 00:03:43,245 ...which, incidentally, are superb. 43 00:03:43,487 --> 00:03:46,877 And I planted peppers, but I didn't get to water them yet... 44 00:03:47,047 --> 00:03:48,446 ...I started work on a coffin. 45 00:03:48,687 --> 00:03:50,086 See how it's coming along! 46 00:03:50,327 --> 00:03:51,965 - Has someone died? - No... 47 00:03:52,127 --> 00:03:54,322 Yesterday I ran into that old M�d�rie dame. 48 00:03:54,487 --> 00:03:56,842 She's going on 80, and she's not looking too good at all. 49 00:03:57,007 --> 00:03:59,885 Seems urgent, so I'm getting a head start... I don't like to be rushed. 50 00:04:06,407 --> 00:04:08,762 I saw the police passing by, this morning... 51 00:04:08,927 --> 00:04:10,997 - What was that all about? - It's a tragedy. 52 00:04:11,167 --> 00:04:13,886 Did someone rat on the poachers... in other words, the whole village?! 53 00:04:14,047 --> 00:04:16,720 That could never happen! Not even between enemies! 54 00:04:16,887 --> 00:04:18,923 There was bloodshed involved in this business today. 55 00:04:19,087 --> 00:04:21,681 The girl with the goats... the one up on the hill... 56 00:04:21,847 --> 00:04:25,362 She bashed Polyte on the head, something terrible. 57 00:04:25,527 --> 00:04:26,482 A fatal blow! 58 00:04:26,727 --> 00:04:27,716 So Polyte's dead? 59 00:04:27,967 --> 00:04:30,162 No, he just means it was a serious blow. 60 00:04:30,327 --> 00:04:31,521 His head's this big. 61 00:04:31,767 --> 00:04:33,837 That's from the bandages, it's not his head. 62 00:04:34,087 --> 00:04:36,681 He had a big wound that bled like hell. 63 00:04:36,847 --> 00:04:40,920 But the white that could be seen, wasn't his brain, it was bone. 64 00:04:41,167 --> 00:04:42,759 - That was lucky. - When he came back, 65 00:04:42,927 --> 00:04:44,485 his mother phoned the police. 66 00:04:44,647 --> 00:04:47,207 They've gone up into the hills to bring her back. 67 00:04:47,367 --> 00:04:49,278 - That's if they catch her! - Cheers. 68 00:04:49,447 --> 00:04:51,563 - Do I get a drink? - Coming. 69 00:04:52,337 --> 00:04:55,307 Holy Virgin...you've seen what they've done to me! 70 00:04:55,765 --> 00:04:57,812 A curse on those brutes! 71 00:04:57,812 --> 00:05:03,590 May their pigs die, may their goats die... may their mule die! 72 00:05:03,591 --> 00:05:12,389 May their olives fall down, their almonds fall down... their house fall down! 73 00:05:13,167 --> 00:05:16,125 Baptistine, whatever happened to you? 74 00:05:17,542 --> 00:05:22,136 Too bad for them, this time... I've put a curse on them! 75 00:05:25,247 --> 00:05:26,316 Why did you do that? 76 00:05:27,888 --> 00:05:33,142 This morning, on the anniversary of my husband Guiseppe's death... 77 00:05:34,391 --> 00:05:37,470 ...I went to the cemetery. The priest was there. 78 00:05:40,292 --> 00:05:44,098 I said to him... "I must be going crazy..." 79 00:05:44,583 --> 00:05:48,268 "....I can't find my husband's tomb." 80 00:05:49,160 --> 00:05:50,532 The he said to me... 81 00:05:50,532 --> 00:05:51,791 "My dear Baptistine..." 82 00:05:52,582 --> 00:05:58,902 "You know very well, that the dead can only be kept for 5 years." 83 00:05:58,902 --> 00:06:03,217 A place must be freed for new arrivals. 84 00:06:03,218 --> 00:06:11,740 So he then went on and on about how the body didn't matter 85 00:06:11,740 --> 00:06:21,876 ...because the soul had flown up to heaven...and so on and so on... 86 00:06:21,877 --> 00:06:25,344 So he was dug up and thrown away. 87 00:06:26,447 --> 00:06:27,596 They've thrown him away? 88 00:06:45,967 --> 00:06:49,198 They threw my father and my brother away, too. 89 00:06:49,367 --> 00:06:51,198 I couldn't afford a proper tomb. 90 00:06:51,199 --> 00:06:55,034 [speaks dialect] 91 00:06:55,767 --> 00:06:56,995 Where are you going now? 92 00:06:56,996 --> 00:06:57,996 [speaks dialect] 93 00:07:13,207 --> 00:07:16,005 No...I'm staying right here.. 94 00:07:24,144 --> 00:07:28,170 What are you going to do in these hills, with your crazy mother? 95 00:07:29,927 --> 00:07:31,280 Just who is this girl? 96 00:07:31,447 --> 00:07:33,424 I've never seen her... but I've heard about her. 97 00:07:33,847 --> 00:07:37,203 She lives out in the scrubland, and sets traps everywhere. 98 00:07:37,367 --> 00:07:38,641 She's very good at it. 99 00:07:38,807 --> 00:07:41,116 She catches partridge, thrushes and rabbits. 100 00:07:41,287 --> 00:07:43,403 I'll give her credit... she's much better than me. 101 00:07:43,567 --> 00:07:46,035 She's gets away with more than a pair of foxes. 102 00:07:46,207 --> 00:07:47,196 Does she never come down to the village? 103 00:07:47,447 --> 00:07:50,598 Never...Not even for bread. I don't know where she'd get it. 104 00:07:50,847 --> 00:07:52,963 She doesn't come down, but sometimes at night 105 00:07:53,127 --> 00:07:55,925 ...she comes down, pretending to be minding her goats. 106 00:07:56,087 --> 00:07:57,361 What do you mean, "pretending"? 107 00:07:57,527 --> 00:08:00,519 She keeps her goats in the hills, on public land! 108 00:08:00,687 --> 00:08:03,838 She doesn't get dressed up in carnival clothes, for her goats.! 109 00:08:04,007 --> 00:08:04,917 How does she dress? 110 00:08:05,167 --> 00:08:08,876 Her mother used to play theatre in some dump. 111 00:08:09,047 --> 00:08:13,598 She has all this paste jewellery... red, green, yellow, gold... 112 00:08:13,767 --> 00:08:16,486 She makes dresses with that, that's all she has. 113 00:08:16,727 --> 00:08:19,082 She makes dresses to attract the boys. 114 00:08:19,247 --> 00:08:22,956 The proof...If they don't notice her, she calls them. 115 00:08:23,127 --> 00:08:24,606 Like this... 116 00:08:25,367 --> 00:08:28,200 And then she makes music... They come then! 117 00:08:28,367 --> 00:08:32,121 - So she's the affectionate type? - It's worse than that! 118 00:08:32,287 --> 00:08:35,404 She laughs at them. She doesn't give a damn about them. 119 00:08:35,567 --> 00:08:37,523 She just makes fun of them. 120 00:08:37,687 --> 00:08:41,521 If things start getting a bit too hot, she takes off! 121 00:08:41,687 --> 00:08:45,123 That's right...Claudia's son nearly got sucked in. 122 00:08:45,367 --> 00:08:47,323 But he was a bit soft in the head anyway! 123 00:08:47,807 --> 00:08:48,876 Whats her name? 124 00:08:49,287 --> 00:08:51,801 She's known as "Manon of the Spring". 125 00:08:52,167 --> 00:08:54,556 - That can't be her actual name. - Of course not. 126 00:08:54,727 --> 00:08:57,321 She's called that because her father was "Hunchback of the Springs". 127 00:08:57,567 --> 00:09:01,196 You'd see him up in the hills carrying his divining rod. 128 00:09:01,447 --> 00:09:02,596 Was he a real water diviner? 129 00:09:02,847 --> 00:09:05,486 He looked for water for himself, for his farm. 130 00:09:05,967 --> 00:09:07,719 - Did he find any? - None at all. 131 00:09:07,967 --> 00:09:10,720 These hills are drier than Arizona. 132 00:09:10,887 --> 00:09:13,481 That depends... when you talk about springs... 133 00:09:13,647 --> 00:09:15,080 ...don't forget the source of the Rh�ne. 134 00:09:15,247 --> 00:09:16,202 ...and of the Durance. 135 00:09:16,447 --> 00:09:19,519 You're talking about a tiny trickle of water flowing from a rock... 136 00:09:19,767 --> 00:09:21,644 ...which vanishes under the scrubland. 137 00:09:21,887 --> 00:09:23,843 Have you known of many, yourself? 138 00:09:24,247 --> 00:09:26,522 - I know of at least 7. - Which are they? 139 00:09:26,967 --> 00:09:29,356 - First the one at Perdrix. - That's a really top one! 140 00:09:29,607 --> 00:09:31,040 That's for our fountain! 141 00:09:31,207 --> 00:09:32,481 Follow the pipe... 142 00:09:32,727 --> 00:09:34,206 ...and you'll be taken right to it. 143 00:09:34,367 --> 00:09:36,881 Then, there's the Baume de Passe-Temps. 144 00:09:37,047 --> 00:09:40,403 - Everyone knows that one. - Even the tourists! 145 00:09:40,647 --> 00:09:43,115 So that's 2... What about the other 5? 146 00:09:43,367 --> 00:09:45,881 You won't make me talk. 147 00:09:46,127 --> 00:09:46,877 Why's that? 148 00:09:47,047 --> 00:09:49,607 A spring that's not spoken of... in these hills. 149 00:09:50,527 --> 00:09:51,243 I don't get it. 150 00:09:51,487 --> 00:09:53,876 Sir, when I was a kid... 151 00:09:54,047 --> 00:09:56,607 ...my father was growing a little bit of buckwheat... 152 00:09:56,767 --> 00:10:00,123 ...over in the Bouscarles gully, so as to attract partridges. 153 00:10:00,287 --> 00:10:02,801 And there, at noon...at mealtime... 154 00:10:02,967 --> 00:10:07,404 ...he'd make us sit down and he'd say: "Do NOT look where I'm going!" 155 00:10:08,527 --> 00:10:11,166 And he'd go off into the scrub with an empty bottle. 156 00:10:11,407 --> 00:10:14,797 Up there it's a rocky desert... the stones get red hot. 157 00:10:15,047 --> 00:10:17,163 He'd come back with the bottle full of icy water. 158 00:10:17,327 --> 00:10:20,444 - You never followed him? - He would've killed us! 159 00:10:20,687 --> 00:10:21,756 He never told you? 160 00:10:22,007 --> 00:10:22,917 Never. 161 00:10:24,207 --> 00:10:28,359 I thought he would've wanted to tell me the secret before he died... 162 00:10:28,527 --> 00:10:31,405 ...but he waited till the last moment. 163 00:10:31,567 --> 00:10:34,479 He signalled me with his eyes and said to me... 164 00:10:35,647 --> 00:10:40,402 Bouscarles, Bouscarles...the spring there... 165 00:10:42,607 --> 00:10:43,676 Then he died. 166 00:10:45,447 --> 00:10:49,122 People who regard you as savages, may not be wrong. 167 00:10:49,447 --> 00:10:53,486 For our forebears, before we had the fountain... 168 00:10:53,647 --> 00:10:55,239 ...a spring was like a goldmine. 169 00:10:55,487 --> 00:10:57,717 All the more reason to not allow it to be lost.! 170 00:10:57,887 --> 00:11:00,845 It really hurts to think that there's an icy spring 171 00:11:01,007 --> 00:11:03,840 flowing under those stones, unknown and unused by anyone... 172 00:11:04,007 --> 00:11:05,918 Which no one gets to drink, because no one knows. 173 00:11:06,167 --> 00:11:07,441 Somebody knows. 174 00:11:07,687 --> 00:11:09,166 - Not me. - Me neither. 175 00:11:09,407 --> 00:11:11,125 That girl knows. 176 00:11:11,287 --> 00:11:12,800 - Who told you that? - She did. 177 00:11:13,887 --> 00:11:18,324 One day, she met my sister. She went up to her and said... 178 00:11:19,687 --> 00:11:24,203 "Tell Papet from me that I've found the spring." 179 00:11:24,687 --> 00:11:26,518 Finally, someone who's reasonable! 180 00:11:26,767 --> 00:11:28,200 No...wait... 181 00:11:28,367 --> 00:11:31,279 "I've found it, but I'll NEVER tell him". 182 00:11:31,967 --> 00:11:34,003 "I want him to die of curiosity." 183 00:11:34,247 --> 00:11:36,078 Yet another who wishes you well! 184 00:11:36,247 --> 00:11:38,158 - Why? - Nobody around here likes him! 185 00:11:38,327 --> 00:11:38,884 Why? 186 00:11:39,127 --> 00:11:40,640 Because he's a damned silly old fool! 187 00:11:40,887 --> 00:11:42,957 He's forever either complaining... 188 00:11:43,127 --> 00:11:45,277 ...or slamming people for asking stupid questions. 189 00:11:45,447 --> 00:11:46,197 We all want rid of him. 190 00:11:46,447 --> 00:11:49,439 That's quite true, sir... 191 00:11:49,607 --> 00:11:52,883 She's the only one with anything good... 192 00:11:53,047 --> 00:11:56,676 I give this lot the shits! 193 00:11:56,847 --> 00:11:57,836 All of you! 194 00:11:58,527 --> 00:11:59,198 All of you! 195 00:11:59,367 --> 00:12:01,881 See how nice he is! 196 00:12:02,047 --> 00:12:04,607 This is our Papet, our good old boy! 197 00:12:04,767 --> 00:12:06,644 Have a drink, anyway, you old bastard! 198 00:12:09,087 --> 00:12:11,647 No...I have to stay here. 199 00:12:11,807 --> 00:12:15,402 The evil they did my father, wasn't buried with him. 200 00:12:15,403 --> 00:12:20,894 My poor girl...what do you want to do against those brutes? 201 00:12:20,894 --> 00:12:24,679 They've no more heart than one of these stones. 202 00:12:24,714 --> 00:12:29,124 These brutes who throw out the dead! 203 00:12:29,767 --> 00:12:31,866 They're not happy about knowing that I'm still here. 204 00:12:31,891 --> 00:12:35,930 There are some who should not be proud of the fact... 205 00:12:35,930 --> 00:12:38,533 ...that because of their part in the Ugolin crime... 206 00:12:38,533 --> 00:12:40,720 ...there are two women living alone up here in the hills. 207 00:12:40,967 --> 00:12:44,533 If ever I run into one of them, he looks the other way. 208 00:12:44,533 --> 00:12:46,964 They don't even dare say good morning. 209 00:12:47,807 --> 00:12:49,877 I already have 600 francs, Baptistine. 210 00:12:50,047 --> 00:12:52,959 With the thrushes, I can make at least 1,000! 211 00:12:53,127 --> 00:12:57,120 I'll buy a dress down in Aubagne... and ribbons and perfume! 212 00:12:57,287 --> 00:12:59,005 Then you'll see! 213 00:12:59,527 --> 00:13:01,040 I cast a spell over boys. 214 00:13:01,207 --> 00:13:03,357 I can make them blush by just looking at them. 215 00:13:03,527 --> 00:13:05,483 Sometimes they come up to talk to me. 216 00:13:05,647 --> 00:13:07,558 They're so stupid, it's amazing! 217 00:13:07,727 --> 00:13:11,845 Yesterday morning, Polyte came up to bring me croissants! 218 00:13:13,247 --> 00:13:16,319 But then he's silly in the head. I whacked him with a stick... 219 00:13:16,487 --> 00:13:18,239 He bled like a stuck pig! 220 00:13:18,240 --> 00:13:20,232 Polyte is only a child! 221 00:13:21,047 --> 00:13:22,321 No, he's 18! 222 00:13:23,247 --> 00:13:25,966 But there's another one, who's not a child. 223 00:13:26,127 --> 00:13:28,800 Often in the evening I hear a man's voice calling... 224 00:13:28,967 --> 00:13:31,527 "Manon, I love you, I love you!" 225 00:13:32,807 --> 00:13:34,763 The other night he went on for an hour. 226 00:13:34,764 --> 00:13:38,511 It's only someone making fun of you. 227 00:13:38,687 --> 00:13:41,201 I don't think so... He wouldn't go on that long. 228 00:13:41,367 --> 00:13:43,961 And he cries like a wounded animal. 229 00:13:45,097 --> 00:13:46,536 Crazy! 230 00:13:46,567 --> 00:13:47,402 That's alright. 231 00:13:47,402 --> 00:13:50,198 I wish they were all like that. 232 00:13:50,367 --> 00:13:53,439 When they follow me like I was a bitch, and they fight like dogs. 233 00:13:53,440 --> 00:13:55,050 Of course they'll fight. 234 00:13:55,050 --> 00:14:01,963 But one day there'll be one who'll assault you and drag you back into the scrub. 235 00:14:01,964 --> 00:14:03,831 Next thing, you'll be swelling up. 236 00:14:03,866 --> 00:14:07,663 It's nothing to grin at like that, my girl! 237 00:14:09,967 --> 00:14:11,195 - Police! - Where? 238 00:14:13,527 --> 00:14:16,564 What if they find my traps? One of those bastards has reported me! 239 00:14:16,565 --> 00:14:18,472 Where are your traps? 240 00:14:18,487 --> 00:14:21,718 Down on the flat... I've time to rescue them. 241 00:14:33,727 --> 00:14:36,195 If the police catch her, what will they do with her? 242 00:14:36,447 --> 00:14:38,483 - Put her in jail! - For hitting someone with a stick? 243 00:14:38,647 --> 00:14:40,797 Mightn't be all that serious. 244 00:14:40,967 --> 00:14:43,197 When it comes down to it, getting hit with a stick outside of town. 245 00:14:43,367 --> 00:14:44,766 is neither here nor there. 246 00:14:44,927 --> 00:14:47,122 But there's the "crop theft"! 247 00:14:47,287 --> 00:14:49,482 - What crops? - She's stolen melons at Ugolin's place. 248 00:14:49,647 --> 00:14:53,037 - There are witnesses...she was seen. - And if Ugolin files a complaint! 249 00:14:53,287 --> 00:14:55,437 He'd be within his rights to file a complaint. 250 00:14:55,687 --> 00:14:57,200 He was born on that farm. 251 00:14:57,447 --> 00:15:00,280 - That he stole from the hunchback! - Let's not bring THAT up. 252 00:15:00,527 --> 00:15:02,404 That's right... the subject is closed!... 253 00:15:02,567 --> 00:15:04,398 ...Otherwise I'd tell you that the hunchback 254 00:15:04,567 --> 00:15:07,400 was an idiot and a conceited twit. 255 00:15:08,287 --> 00:15:11,006 You never met him... he was buried last year. 256 00:15:11,247 --> 00:15:12,760 Just under 2 years ago! 257 00:15:13,007 --> 00:15:14,156 I was still at teacher's college. 258 00:15:14,967 --> 00:15:16,764 Is it 2 years already? 259 00:15:17,007 --> 00:15:20,124 The hunchback died in July. That's 2 years this month. 260 00:15:20,287 --> 00:15:22,005 I made his coffin. 261 00:15:22,167 --> 00:15:25,443 Because of his hump, it was a strange sort of job. 262 00:15:25,607 --> 00:15:27,643 When I went to measure him... 263 00:15:27,807 --> 00:15:29,957 ...he had to be lying on his side... 264 00:15:30,127 --> 00:15:31,919 ...and he looked just like a question mark! 265 00:15:31,919 --> 00:15:34,996 - He was a strange man! - He was a strange hunchback. 266 00:15:35,167 --> 00:15:39,718 He had a huge hump. But he was not at all small. 267 00:15:39,887 --> 00:15:42,799 If he could've straightened his hump, he would've been 2 metres tall. 268 00:15:42,967 --> 00:15:47,358 He had an attractive face... pale, fine-featured, with beautiful eyes. 269 00:15:47,527 --> 00:15:50,166 He used to come to evening mass twice a week. 270 00:15:50,327 --> 00:15:53,558 On the way, he'd pick up his bread, without ever saying a word to me. 271 00:15:53,727 --> 00:15:57,197 - Except perhaps "thank you". - Yes, he might say that. 272 00:15:57,367 --> 00:16:01,201 He used to buy a chop from me, and meat for his dogs. 273 00:16:01,367 --> 00:16:04,404 Not every day... just once a week. 274 00:16:04,567 --> 00:16:08,640 We'd just exchange the odd word about the weather. 275 00:16:08,807 --> 00:16:11,924 You must 've been the lucky one... he never spoke to anyone. 276 00:16:12,087 --> 00:16:14,317 Because nobody ever spoke to HIM! 277 00:16:14,567 --> 00:16:16,159 Because he was a hunchback? 278 00:16:16,407 --> 00:16:19,683 No...you have to realise that he wasn't from here.. 279 00:16:19,967 --> 00:16:22,561 He had moved here... But he was not FROM here. 280 00:16:22,967 --> 00:16:24,002 He was from Peypin. 281 00:16:25,167 --> 00:16:28,796 So, what if he was from Peypin... It's less than 20 km away. 282 00:16:29,047 --> 00:16:30,446 23 by road. 283 00:16:30,687 --> 00:16:32,962 - 11 as the crow flies. - So you couldn't talk to him. 284 00:16:33,127 --> 00:16:34,845 He wouldn't have spoken your language! 285 00:16:35,007 --> 00:16:37,567 It's even possible that the Peypin tribe. 286 00:16:37,727 --> 00:16:40,195 ...has not yet acquired a spoken language! 287 00:16:40,727 --> 00:16:43,525 It's quite right to make fun of them. 288 00:16:43,687 --> 00:16:47,475 Around here, if they see a stranger, they just stare at him... 289 00:16:47,647 --> 00:16:49,205 ...but don't say a word to him. 290 00:16:49,367 --> 00:16:51,642 It's not being nasty... it's just stupidity. 291 00:16:51,807 --> 00:16:54,799 People here are as thick as bricks! 292 00:16:54,967 --> 00:16:57,276 YOU were born across the road, on the 1st floor! 293 00:16:57,447 --> 00:17:01,235 I've worked 4 years in town, after 3 years in the army. 294 00:17:01,407 --> 00:17:03,762 That's made me a little bit open to new ideas. 295 00:17:03,927 --> 00:17:07,681 If there was someone here from Peypin, and he spoke to me, I'd reply. 296 00:17:08,287 --> 00:17:11,279 It's not fair to say the hunchback was not from here. 297 00:17:11,447 --> 00:17:13,403 Sure, he was born in Peypin. 298 00:17:13,567 --> 00:17:17,924 His father was Clarius Cadoret, the farrier. 299 00:17:18,087 --> 00:17:21,602 And who was his mother? Who was his mother? 300 00:17:21,967 --> 00:17:24,003 If I'm not mistaken, it was Florette Camoins! 301 00:17:24,167 --> 00:17:27,045 Daughter of that big fellow Camoins that you knew so well. 302 00:17:27,687 --> 00:17:30,759 I believe that I almost got married to her. 303 00:17:30,927 --> 00:17:33,395 You mean that she knocked you back! 304 00:17:33,687 --> 00:17:36,884 Florette? The one who dropped dead at the Galimberti wedding? 305 00:17:37,047 --> 00:17:38,639 She choked on a bit of chop fat. 306 00:17:38,807 --> 00:17:40,525 Must have been beef! 307 00:17:40,767 --> 00:17:44,601 So it's fair to say that the hunchback wasn't all that much of an outsider... 308 00:17:44,767 --> 00:17:46,359 ...since he was here because of his mother. 309 00:17:46,527 --> 00:17:50,725 His small farm was the legacy that came from his mother. 310 00:17:51,007 --> 00:17:53,646 He was a Camoins through his mother. Camoins was from here! 311 00:17:54,127 --> 00:17:56,687 - So? - So, if I'd known that, before... 312 00:17:57,007 --> 00:17:59,157 Yes...if only I'd only own that, before... 313 00:17:59,687 --> 00:18:01,245 Why haven't you told us this before? 314 00:18:01,407 --> 00:18:05,480 I didn't know, until auntie Fine happened to mention it. 315 00:18:05,647 --> 00:18:07,956 Me too... If only I'd known before. 316 00:18:08,127 --> 00:18:10,277 What would you have done, if you'd known before? 317 00:18:10,447 --> 00:18:13,723 You were in the army... You don't understand what it's about! 318 00:18:13,887 --> 00:18:16,003 Papet, did you know about it? Why have you said nothing? 319 00:18:16,247 --> 00:18:19,398 I knew that she married someone from Peypin. 320 00:18:19,567 --> 00:18:21,205 So she was no longer one of us. 321 00:18:21,447 --> 00:18:23,324 Absolute treason! 322 00:18:23,567 --> 00:18:26,877 Her son was born a hunchback because she married outside. 323 00:18:27,047 --> 00:18:29,720 She was no longer our concern. 324 00:18:30,127 --> 00:18:32,118 Well, if only I'd known... 325 00:18:32,727 --> 00:18:35,195 So what would YOU have done? 326 00:18:35,447 --> 00:18:37,597 We could have prevented a great injustice. 327 00:18:37,767 --> 00:18:40,645 - A great one. - And a long-standing one. 328 00:18:43,527 --> 00:18:46,678 Here's Mr Belloiseau... wearing his pretty hat.. 329 00:18:47,127 --> 00:18:48,480 Mr Belloiseau! 330 00:18:48,767 --> 00:18:50,280 Belloiseau, is that his name? 331 00:18:50,687 --> 00:18:53,201 Yes...don't you think it suits him? 332 00:18:53,447 --> 00:18:54,766 He's a retired lawyer's clerk. 333 00:18:54,927 --> 00:18:57,282 He's been coming here for holidays for over 20 years. 334 00:18:57,447 --> 00:18:59,165 We haven't seen him in 6 months. 335 00:18:59,327 --> 00:19:01,124 He knew the hunchback... He's even been to his house. 336 00:19:01,287 --> 00:19:02,640 We'll get him to talk. 337 00:19:02,807 --> 00:19:05,765 That won't be hard... he'd talk the hind legs off a donkey. 338 00:19:05,927 --> 00:19:08,566 2 cents to start him... 100 francs to stop him. 339 00:19:08,727 --> 00:19:11,400 While he talks, we'll play "hair". 340 00:19:11,567 --> 00:19:13,717 I'll get some tokens for scoring. 341 00:19:13,967 --> 00:19:15,685 What's this game "hair"? 342 00:19:15,927 --> 00:19:19,363 When Mr Belloiseau speaks every time he finishes a sentence 343 00:19:19,527 --> 00:19:22,758 you have to say "hair" with something that rhymes with the last word. 344 00:19:22,927 --> 00:19:25,361 If he says "best" it could be "chest hair". 345 00:19:25,527 --> 00:19:27,324 The first to find a word, gets a point... 346 00:19:27,487 --> 00:19:28,886 It has to be bits of your body... 347 00:19:29,047 --> 00:19:31,356 Nose hair, eye hair, back hair, etc... 348 00:19:31,527 --> 00:19:33,677 And no profanity, otherwise you lose a point. 349 00:19:33,847 --> 00:19:35,963 Because it's too easy otherwise. 350 00:19:36,127 --> 00:19:38,197 It should seem to follow the conversation. 351 00:19:38,367 --> 00:19:39,959 Otherwise he'd notice! 352 00:19:40,367 --> 00:19:41,641 Notice what? 353 00:19:41,887 --> 00:19:43,036 That we're making fun of him. 354 00:19:43,207 --> 00:19:46,961 He's as deaf as a post... We can say anything we like. 355 00:19:47,127 --> 00:19:48,640 That's a fact! 356 00:19:50,047 --> 00:19:52,686 - Good morning, gentlemen! - Good morning, Dopey! 357 00:19:56,407 --> 00:19:58,921 Sit down, so we can laugh at you!. 358 00:19:59,087 --> 00:20:01,999 You're too kind... so nice to see you again. 359 00:20:03,207 --> 00:20:05,084 Old Papet's fallen asleep. 360 00:20:05,247 --> 00:20:07,886 It's a habit with him..: after a few drinks. 361 00:20:08,047 --> 00:20:10,083 He's in training for the finals. 362 00:20:11,847 --> 00:20:14,645 I was in Bandol with a young person... 363 00:20:15,527 --> 00:20:18,405 But I didn't forget that I'd promised to give the speech... 364 00:20:18,567 --> 00:20:20,717 ...for the fiftieth anniversary of the fountain. 365 00:20:20,887 --> 00:20:22,366 And here I am! 366 00:20:22,767 --> 00:20:25,042 It's tomorrow at 3 o'clock, isn't it? 367 00:20:25,207 --> 00:20:27,926 Are you going to give us something dead boring? 368 00:20:28,087 --> 00:20:30,601 It's not quite ready, but it's well advanced! 369 00:20:30,767 --> 00:20:33,998 A small Pernod to wet your whistle, perhaps? 370 00:20:34,167 --> 00:20:36,681 With the greatest of pleasure! 371 00:20:36,847 --> 00:20:39,998 This gentlemen would like to hear you talk about the hunchback. 372 00:20:43,487 --> 00:20:45,682 Cheers to your honourable society. 373 00:20:45,847 --> 00:20:49,886 - He's even deafer than last year. - His eardrum's made of sausage skin. 374 00:20:50,047 --> 00:20:54,006 The hunchback! The hunchback from out in the scrubland! 375 00:20:54,167 --> 00:20:56,522 - The hunchback? - Yes! 376 00:20:57,047 --> 00:20:59,561 - Were you a friend of the hunchback? - No, I wasn't! 377 00:20:59,727 --> 00:21:03,037 - You must have looked after him. - No, not at all! 378 00:21:03,567 --> 00:21:05,762 But YOU did know him. 379 00:21:06,487 --> 00:21:08,159 - YOU did! - Me? 380 00:21:10,407 --> 00:21:12,637 No, not very well... 381 00:21:12,807 --> 00:21:17,722 ...but I'm the only person in the village who ever visited his house...just once! 382 00:21:18,527 --> 00:21:21,837 The story is quite beautiful and quite strange. 383 00:21:22,007 --> 00:21:24,521 If you have a few minutes, I'll tell it to you. 384 00:21:24,767 --> 00:21:26,280 Philox�ne, it's time to play "hair". 385 00:21:26,527 --> 00:21:29,644 - Couldn't miss that! - So here we go. 386 00:21:40,367 --> 00:21:44,838 During my holidays, about 20 years ago... 387 00:21:45,007 --> 00:21:47,919 ...I was walking in the hills with Mrs Belloiseau. 388 00:21:48,087 --> 00:21:49,236 Nose hair. 389 00:21:49,647 --> 00:21:52,957 My wife had a degree in mathematics, 390 00:21:53,447 --> 00:21:54,567 of which my pride was manifest. 391 00:21:54,567 --> 00:21:56,342 Chest hair. 392 00:21:56,727 --> 00:22:00,083 When coming down a path, we happened to meet... 393 00:22:00,247 --> 00:22:01,441 Feet hair. 394 00:22:01,607 --> 00:22:05,236 ...a redheaded woman in a blue dress, 395 00:22:05,847 --> 00:22:07,513 collecting wood while she sang. 396 00:22:07,513 --> 00:22:09,035 Hair in a bang. 397 00:22:09,207 --> 00:22:13,280 Although there was nothing extraordinary about this scene... 398 00:22:13,447 --> 00:22:15,802 ...my wife let out a cry of surprise. 399 00:22:16,047 --> 00:22:18,561 She recognised an old friend from boarding school... 400 00:22:19,287 --> 00:22:23,075 ...a girl from an excellent family, but who liked to cause alarm. 401 00:22:23,247 --> 00:22:24,965 Arm hair. 402 00:22:25,127 --> 00:22:28,164 The woman led us to an isolated farmhouse... 403 00:22:28,407 --> 00:22:29,123 Mouse hair. 404 00:22:29,367 --> 00:22:30,846 ...that seemed a miserable shack. 405 00:22:31,087 --> 00:22:32,281 Back hair. 406 00:22:32,527 --> 00:22:34,757 ...but inside, that wasn't so. 407 00:22:34,927 --> 00:22:36,246 Mo hair. 408 00:22:36,407 --> 00:22:40,639 There, she introduced her husband... a powerfully-built hunchback. 409 00:22:40,807 --> 00:22:41,842 Crack hair. 410 00:22:42,087 --> 00:22:46,126 Pale complexion, with jet black hair... 411 00:22:46,287 --> 00:22:48,323 ...and very clear blue eyes. 412 00:22:48,527 --> 00:22:49,357 Thighs hair. 413 00:22:49,607 --> 00:22:52,599 And this couple were to tell us their story... 414 00:22:53,007 --> 00:22:55,999 ...just as charming, just as incredible... 415 00:22:56,167 --> 00:22:59,398 ...just as poignant... as a serialised novel at its best. 416 00:22:59,727 --> 00:23:02,764 Breast hair. 417 00:23:02,765 --> 00:23:04,370 This woman had become... (how, I don't know)... 418 00:23:04,370 --> 00:23:06,204 ...an opera singer. 419 00:23:06,367 --> 00:23:09,882 She had come down from doing concerts, to singing in village fairs. 420 00:23:10,047 --> 00:23:14,120 Her destiny led her to a rustic stage 421 00:23:14,287 --> 00:23:15,879 at the fair at G�m�nos. 422 00:23:16,127 --> 00:23:17,321 Toe hair. 423 00:23:17,567 --> 00:23:19,319 There, she met that hunchback... 424 00:23:19,487 --> 00:23:22,240 ...who was a grade 5 assistant to the county tax collector. 425 00:23:22,407 --> 00:23:24,443 And it was love at first sight. 426 00:23:24,607 --> 00:23:27,201 A passionate, uncanny love... 427 00:23:27,367 --> 00:23:30,245 ...threw these two creatures into each other's arms. 428 00:23:30,407 --> 00:23:35,640 They were fused into one, as if by the blast of a furnace. 429 00:23:35,807 --> 00:23:37,559 Face hair. 430 00:23:37,727 --> 00:23:41,197 Now, this hunchback had just lost his parents... 431 00:23:41,367 --> 00:23:43,817 ...and inherited a farm... the one to which we'd come. 432 00:23:43,817 --> 00:23:45,211 Bum hair. 433 00:23:45,247 --> 00:23:48,956 Two miserable tracts covered in scrub and rocks. 434 00:23:49,127 --> 00:23:50,910 Dry, sterile earth... 435 00:23:50,910 --> 00:23:52,339 Girth hair. 436 00:23:52,339 --> 00:23:55,472 The most proficient farmer, even with back-breaking toil... 437 00:23:55,472 --> 00:23:57,158 Boil hair. 438 00:23:57,407 --> 00:23:58,173 ...could not make anything of it. 439 00:23:58,173 --> 00:23:58,905 Tit hair. 440 00:23:59,803 --> 00:24:04,046 Totally absorbed in their dream of love, they asked for nothing more. 441 00:24:04,207 --> 00:24:07,279 They saw nobody, they lived alone... 442 00:24:07,447 --> 00:24:10,575 ...in that realm of theirs... intoxicated with the scent of the scrubland. 443 00:24:10,575 --> 00:24:12,174 Hand hair. 444 00:24:12,447 --> 00:24:14,802 One lived off the gaze of the other... 445 00:24:15,047 --> 00:24:16,799 ...the other off the gaze of the one. 446 00:24:16,967 --> 00:24:19,689 it's rather like what the poet Ovid said... 447 00:24:19,689 --> 00:24:21,026 Head hair. 448 00:24:21,127 --> 00:24:23,925 ...of the ideal loves of Phil�mon and of Baucis. 449 00:24:23,925 --> 00:24:25,643 Knees-hair. 450 00:24:27,876 --> 00:24:32,885 They had 2 extraordinarily beautiful children... 451 00:24:33,047 --> 00:24:35,356 ...a boy and a girl... 452 00:24:35,527 --> 00:24:40,043 ...whom their father carried on his hump, under the dappled shade of their olive trees. 453 00:24:40,807 --> 00:24:43,423 Then he dug as hard as he could... 454 00:24:43,423 --> 00:24:44,324 Hood hair. 455 00:24:44,567 --> 00:24:47,320 ...tearing out of that unforgiving earth... 456 00:24:48,207 --> 00:24:50,403 ...just a few miserable bushels of chickpeas. 457 00:24:50,403 --> 00:24:51,517 Dick-frieze hair. 458 00:24:51,767 --> 00:24:53,962 Hey...rude words aren't allowed! 459 00:24:54,367 --> 00:24:56,722 How is "dick" rude? It's a cop. 460 00:24:56,967 --> 00:24:59,765 Cops aren't part of the body. 461 00:25:00,007 --> 00:25:01,122 You get fined. 462 00:25:02,127 --> 00:25:04,561 - What's this about? - Nothing...go on. 463 00:25:04,727 --> 00:25:07,719 The hunchback was picking chickpeas. 464 00:25:08,407 --> 00:25:09,601 Chickpeas! 465 00:25:11,327 --> 00:25:12,396 Yes...chickpeas... 466 00:25:12,567 --> 00:25:14,458 Chickpeas, tomatoes... 467 00:25:14,458 --> 00:25:16,760 Nose hair. 468 00:25:16,795 --> 00:25:20,799 She picked wild asparagus, mushrooms... 469 00:25:20,799 --> 00:25:22,356 Wombs hair. 470 00:25:22,607 --> 00:25:25,273 ...berries, snails. 471 00:25:25,273 --> 00:25:26,636 Nails hair. 472 00:25:26,887 --> 00:25:29,159 They were happier than they'd ever been... 473 00:25:29,159 --> 00:25:34,726 ...until the arrival of Death on that lonely farm. 474 00:25:35,887 --> 00:25:40,358 The boy, who was 15, was stricken with a long-lasting fever. 475 00:25:41,087 --> 00:25:44,318 He died one night... in his father's arms. 476 00:25:45,487 --> 00:25:47,125 The hunchback howled in lamentation for a month. 477 00:25:47,287 --> 00:25:48,276 You could hear it from here. 478 00:25:48,527 --> 00:25:52,361 Then he in turn succumbed to death... smiling. 479 00:25:53,327 --> 00:25:56,797 To look after his child, he had mortgaged his farm... 480 00:25:56,967 --> 00:26:00,642 ...so the sad day arrived when the mother and daughter were forced to leave. 481 00:26:01,487 --> 00:26:03,637 All that lay before them was that vast scrubland... 482 00:26:03,807 --> 00:26:05,923 ...that unforgiving land... 483 00:26:06,087 --> 00:26:08,681 ...redolent with the scent of thyme and lavender. 484 00:26:10,167 --> 00:26:13,716 There, at the end of a gully filled with sun-bleached rocks... 485 00:26:14,327 --> 00:26:16,204 ...there is a dry-stone wall... 486 00:26:16,367 --> 00:26:19,359 ...enclosing a cave where a spring of water trickles out. 487 00:26:20,167 --> 00:26:23,637 That's where these women spent their life of poverty and uncertainty... 488 00:26:23,807 --> 00:26:27,482 ...living off the milk of 4 goats, the fruit from a small garden... 489 00:26:27,647 --> 00:26:28,875 ...and the proceeds of some traps. 490 00:26:29,527 --> 00:26:33,281 The mother was half demented and the girl beautiful but wild. 491 00:26:34,287 --> 00:26:36,881 As to what became of them... God only knows. 492 00:26:38,927 --> 00:26:41,805 So that's the tale of the hunchback from the scrub. 493 00:26:41,967 --> 00:26:44,640 It starts well, but finishes badly. 494 00:26:45,207 --> 00:26:47,596 Perhaps because it's a real-life story... 495 00:26:47,767 --> 00:26:49,597 ...not a tale from a book. 496 00:26:51,642 --> 00:26:53,193 Crook hair! 497 00:27:09,687 --> 00:27:12,759 Don't you gents get the idea that I've got my hearing back! 498 00:27:13,807 --> 00:27:15,035 Unfortunately not. 499 00:27:15,207 --> 00:27:18,358 But you pulled this stunt on me last year. 500 00:27:19,127 --> 00:27:22,915 I couldn't hear, but I was puzzled 501 00:27:22,916 --> 00:27:23,916 I couldn't understand, but I was taken by your behaviour. 502 00:27:23,087 --> 00:27:26,159 Like when I used to question witnesses... 503 00:27:26,327 --> 00:27:28,636 ...and they'd inadvertently let the cat out of the bag! 504 00:27:32,207 --> 00:27:33,879 And now, gentlemen... 505 00:27:34,650 --> 00:27:39,520 ...forgive my rudeness... 506 00:27:39,687 --> 00:27:42,201 It was a long time in the planning. 507 00:27:42,367 --> 00:27:46,599 I think I deserve an aperitif on the house, for that. 508 00:27:47,407 --> 00:27:49,318 My pleasure, Mr Belloiseau! 509 00:27:53,447 --> 00:27:54,973 And now, gentlemen... 510 00:27:55,967 --> 00:27:58,686 ...I'm going to show you a small device... 511 00:27:59,447 --> 00:28:03,406 ...which will allow me, from now on, to take part... 512 00:28:03,567 --> 00:28:07,242 ...(if not more actively, at least more sensibly)... 513 00:28:07,927 --> 00:28:08,962 ...in your discussions. 514 00:28:14,767 --> 00:28:18,077 My monologues are over... let's get down to conversation! 515 00:28:19,127 --> 00:28:20,640 Who let Ange use that telescope? 516 00:28:20,887 --> 00:28:21,558 I did! 517 00:28:22,127 --> 00:28:23,401 You let him go up on the roof?! 518 00:28:23,647 --> 00:28:26,320 - It was to keep track of the police. - And see if they caught the girl. 519 00:28:26,567 --> 00:28:28,080 Is it that telescope all that powerful? 520 00:28:28,327 --> 00:28:30,602 They're great... they're German binoculars. 521 00:28:31,007 --> 00:28:33,475 You can see a fly 2 kilometres away. 522 00:28:33,647 --> 00:28:36,480 You might just as well have lent him an atom bomb with the fuse lit. 523 00:28:36,727 --> 00:28:39,480 Telescopes don't explode, Sidonie! 524 00:28:39,647 --> 00:28:41,000 Not even the German ones. 525 00:28:41,247 --> 00:28:43,636 What if he should look at his Bellon garden?! 526 00:28:45,367 --> 00:28:46,641 We never thought about that. 527 00:28:46,807 --> 00:28:48,206 Since the binoculars are so powerful... 528 00:28:48,367 --> 00:28:51,279 ...he may take pleasure in watching his zucchinis and tomatoes growing. 529 00:28:51,527 --> 00:28:54,837 All that he'll see growing, is his pair of horns! 530 00:28:55,007 --> 00:28:55,803 Heavens above! 531 00:28:56,207 --> 00:28:57,526 At 11 in the morning?! 532 00:28:57,687 --> 00:28:59,643 It's not true, Mr Teacher... 533 00:28:59,807 --> 00:29:01,798 That doesn't go on in the garden. 534 00:29:01,967 --> 00:29:03,605 I once saw his wife... 535 00:29:03,767 --> 00:29:06,361 ...with Curly from Accates, in F�lix's barn. 536 00:29:06,527 --> 00:29:07,357 Him too?! 537 00:29:07,527 --> 00:29:10,041 I saw them... but I didn't say hello... 538 00:29:10,207 --> 00:29:12,437 They weren't in the right position to reply! 539 00:29:12,607 --> 00:29:15,167 She had the postman in Th�odose's sheep-yard. 540 00:29:15,327 --> 00:29:16,806 They didn't close the gate! 541 00:29:17,047 --> 00:29:20,437 There are power poles in the middle of that yard... 542 00:29:20,607 --> 00:29:23,112 ...where they've planted a square of violets... 543 00:29:23,112 --> 00:29:25,263 ...bordered with lavender. 544 00:29:28,807 --> 00:29:32,402 - What can you see? - I don't see the police. 545 00:29:32,847 --> 00:29:34,075 Come on down! 546 00:29:34,247 --> 00:29:36,317 - Why? - Aren't you getting vertigo? 547 00:29:36,767 --> 00:29:39,759 It would be bad for me at my age, if I was to have vertigo. 548 00:29:40,367 --> 00:29:41,925 What are you looking at? 549 00:29:42,167 --> 00:29:43,646 The countryside. 550 00:29:44,007 --> 00:29:45,486 That's nothing new for you! 551 00:29:45,727 --> 00:29:48,719 I've never had such a good view of it. I'm really enjoying it! 552 00:29:50,847 --> 00:29:54,396 If he does see anything, it'll be inevitable. 553 00:29:56,847 --> 00:30:01,284 Talk...Just go on talking... It doesn't matter what it's about. 554 00:30:01,447 --> 00:30:04,200 Eeny meeny miny mo catch a nigger by the toe... 555 00:30:04,367 --> 00:30:06,722 The human voice is wonderful! 556 00:30:07,647 --> 00:30:11,606 Time for a Pernod for me. Has the girl been caught? 557 00:30:11,927 --> 00:30:13,360 Must 've been. 558 00:30:13,527 --> 00:30:15,563 If there's just 2 of them, she won't be caught. 559 00:30:15,727 --> 00:30:17,763 What are you talking about?! 560 00:30:17,927 --> 00:30:19,645 I know what I'm talking about. 561 00:30:19,807 --> 00:30:23,402 Last month at the cemetery, I dug the grave for Mr Durand. 562 00:30:23,607 --> 00:30:26,201 It had to be done quickly. Because of the heat... 563 00:30:26,367 --> 00:30:28,437 ...his poor old body wouldn't keep. 564 00:30:28,607 --> 00:30:31,121 On the first day, I didn't get it half finished. 565 00:30:31,287 --> 00:30:34,962 Next day, I go down and start digging, at dawn. 566 00:30:35,127 --> 00:30:37,766 From time to time, I paused, and took a drink. 567 00:30:38,007 --> 00:30:40,043 Then suddenly, on looking up... 568 00:30:40,207 --> 00:30:43,199 ...I saw something flash past me that was blue. 569 00:30:43,367 --> 00:30:46,962 I stood on tiptoe. The sun still wasn't up. 570 00:30:47,127 --> 00:30:49,595 Then I saw someone kneeling by a grave. 571 00:30:49,767 --> 00:30:52,281 I called "hey"! It was a girl. 572 00:30:52,447 --> 00:30:54,836 She jumps up, leaps onto P�lissier's tombstone... 573 00:30:55,007 --> 00:30:57,999 ...and in a flash is over the wall... vanished. 574 00:30:58,167 --> 00:31:01,204 I went to see where she'd been kneeling... 575 00:31:01,367 --> 00:31:03,483 It was the poor hunchback's grave. 576 00:31:03,727 --> 00:31:05,683 I realised it was his daughter... 577 00:31:05,847 --> 00:31:08,407 She'd brought a big armful of wildflowers from the hills. 578 00:31:08,567 --> 00:31:12,037 Scrub broom, budding lavender... 579 00:31:12,207 --> 00:31:14,596 ...and the white rosemary like you see in Marseilles. 580 00:31:14,767 --> 00:31:17,201 No...they won't catch her! 581 00:31:17,767 --> 00:31:20,122 I've seen a better instance than that. 582 00:31:20,287 --> 00:31:24,041 I was up on Beaume-Sourne, looking for morel mushrooms. 583 00:31:24,207 --> 00:31:27,961 - You go a long way to find them! - It's good up there. 584 00:31:28,127 --> 00:31:30,846 And I really have a weakness for the hills. 585 00:31:31,007 --> 00:31:33,316 Although the scrub can be a bit dreary 586 00:31:33,487 --> 00:31:36,206 if you bother looking at it too much. 587 00:31:36,367 --> 00:31:37,846 I was up there, all on my own... 588 00:31:38,007 --> 00:31:40,521 ...when suddenly I felt a storm coming on. 589 00:31:40,687 --> 00:31:41,915 The wind began whistling through the pines. 590 00:31:42,647 --> 00:31:46,356 That happened to me at Vallon du Jardinier...it was not pleasant! 591 00:31:46,607 --> 00:31:49,041 Suddenly there was the first thunderclap! 592 00:31:50,727 --> 00:31:54,686 I managed to take shelter in that charcoal burner's hut... 593 00:31:54,847 --> 00:31:57,441 ...just on the edge of Font-Br�guette. 594 00:31:57,607 --> 00:31:59,598 I've hunted for thrushes up there. 595 00:31:59,847 --> 00:32:03,123 I check the roof, light my pipe and wait. 596 00:32:03,287 --> 00:32:08,202 The light had become purple and the lavender smelt really strong. 597 00:32:08,367 --> 00:32:11,439 I could see the bushes that were all around, through a shooting-hole. 598 00:32:11,607 --> 00:32:14,167 They were quite still. 599 00:32:14,327 --> 00:32:18,445 Suddenly, I saw something like a golden bird speeding through them... 600 00:32:18,607 --> 00:32:20,949 It sped and sped until it reached the clearing... 601 00:32:20,949 --> 00:32:23,956 It was that girl... running ahead of the storm. 602 00:32:24,127 --> 00:32:26,118 The gold was her hair. 603 00:32:27,287 --> 00:32:31,200 She stops...she turns around... she looks at the clouds... 604 00:32:31,367 --> 00:32:34,165 ...the thunder rumbles... she bursts out laughing. 605 00:32:34,327 --> 00:32:36,318 - She blows it a kiss! - Why would she do that? 606 00:32:36,567 --> 00:32:40,003 Then she took off down the slope... Cross my heart, that's true. 607 00:32:40,167 --> 00:32:41,592 The storm didn't catch up with her! 608 00:32:41,592 --> 00:32:43,880 Maybe...but the storm was on its own!... 609 00:32:43,880 --> 00:32:46,005 But there are 2 policemen. 610 00:32:46,367 --> 00:32:49,677 I'm finding this young lady more and more interesting. 611 00:32:50,487 --> 00:32:53,081 Maybe something should be done for her. 612 00:32:53,287 --> 00:32:55,881 - Is she pretty? - You can't call her "a beautiful woman". 613 00:32:56,247 --> 00:32:59,364 She's a type of girl unlike anything else. 614 00:32:59,527 --> 00:33:01,085 Unlike anything else?! 615 00:33:01,247 --> 00:33:03,522 She has hair like gold! 616 00:33:03,687 --> 00:33:05,882 Her eyes are the colour of the sea! 617 00:33:06,047 --> 00:33:08,322 She has teeth like pearls! 618 00:33:08,847 --> 00:33:10,678 And what she carries under her blouse... 619 00:33:10,847 --> 00:33:12,803 ...I'm sure is as pretty as anything you'd find! 620 00:33:13,047 --> 00:33:14,480 So what are YOU like? 621 00:33:14,727 --> 00:33:16,126 Some sort of horny old goat! 622 00:33:16,287 --> 00:33:18,243 So that's what happens when you go looking for mushrooms! 623 00:33:20,007 --> 00:33:21,963 You never refer to me as a golden bird! 624 00:33:22,127 --> 00:33:23,276 I'm not that dumb! 625 00:33:24,367 --> 00:33:25,880 Am�lie, don't take it like that! 626 00:33:26,287 --> 00:33:29,199 I said "like a golden bird" as a figure of speech. 627 00:33:29,367 --> 00:33:30,959 It was just an impression. 628 00:33:31,207 --> 00:33:34,836 I know about your "impressions". Too bad she runs so fast! 629 00:33:35,087 --> 00:33:38,636 No...I just meant... 630 00:33:38,807 --> 00:33:41,162 I was only talking about it, as if it were a work of art. 631 00:33:41,407 --> 00:33:44,285 Listen to me, artist! Take a look at the "artist"! 632 00:33:44,447 --> 00:33:46,597 I heard everything, you pig! 633 00:33:46,767 --> 00:33:49,804 Who'd believe you were a father of 4?! 634 00:33:49,967 --> 00:33:52,879 His daughter is crying with shame... Poor little thing... 635 00:33:53,047 --> 00:33:56,278 How do I explain that her father's an old goat? 636 00:33:56,447 --> 00:33:57,675 Poor little thing! 637 00:33:57,847 --> 00:33:59,678 Shut up!... You daughter of a old goat! 638 00:33:59,847 --> 00:34:02,486 Just you watch out, Mr Morel-hunter! 639 00:34:02,647 --> 00:34:06,083 But Am�lie, morels are so nice... 640 00:34:06,567 --> 00:34:08,364 ...especially when they're young! 641 00:34:10,367 --> 00:34:13,643 When they're fresh and tender and smell good! 642 00:34:14,167 --> 00:34:16,556 Get a load of that dying lump of misery... 643 00:34:16,807 --> 00:34:19,082 who only wakes up to spout filth! 644 00:34:19,247 --> 00:34:21,602 Claudius! What are YOU doing over there?! 645 00:34:21,847 --> 00:34:25,476 - We've got another one! - You can see I'm just having a drink. 646 00:34:25,647 --> 00:34:27,558 Have you done those legs for Mrs Charles? 647 00:34:27,807 --> 00:34:30,002 That's not what you were talking about! 648 00:34:30,167 --> 00:34:31,441 That's for sure! 649 00:34:31,607 --> 00:34:34,565 Mrs Charles' legs are beautiful! 650 00:34:34,727 --> 00:34:36,479 Shall we talk about them for a bit?! 651 00:34:36,647 --> 00:34:38,763 The schoolteacher's getting just like the rest of you! 652 00:34:39,007 --> 00:34:41,919 That little witch who wanted to kill Polyte... 653 00:34:42,087 --> 00:34:44,681 ...it seems she's quite a beauty. 654 00:34:44,847 --> 00:34:48,476 With THIS looking like gold... and THAT looking like the sea... 655 00:34:48,647 --> 00:34:51,684 ...and with a bosom that's a thing of beauty! 656 00:34:51,847 --> 00:34:55,157 Does what I have under my blouse, amount to nothing?! 657 00:34:55,327 --> 00:34:58,046 Not at all! They look like a pair of melons! 658 00:34:59,047 --> 00:35:02,756 You've gone too far, now... you've insulted the mother of your children! 659 00:35:03,727 --> 00:35:05,683 I wasn't trying to be nasty! 660 00:35:05,847 --> 00:35:09,157 I meant to say they were a pair of BEAUTIFUL melons, Am�lie. 661 00:35:09,487 --> 00:35:13,560 Who's so very fond of my lamb stew, with our garden beans? 662 00:35:13,727 --> 00:35:15,319 It's rather famous! 663 00:35:15,487 --> 00:35:18,763 I've added black olives and a little thyme... 664 00:35:18,927 --> 00:35:20,724 ..and it has simmered overnight. 665 00:35:20,967 --> 00:35:24,562 Am�lie...don't do that! Don't do that, Am�lie! 666 00:35:25,207 --> 00:35:29,325 None of you morel-chasers... golden-bird-trappers... 667 00:35:29,487 --> 00:35:33,196 ...fancy old goats... ...melon-abusers... 668 00:35:33,367 --> 00:35:36,279 ...deserve my stew! So there! 669 00:35:40,367 --> 00:35:42,164 Ange's fallen off the roof! 670 00:35:44,847 --> 00:35:45,836 Help! 671 00:35:46,367 --> 00:35:48,164 Quick...get the big ladder! 672 00:35:48,887 --> 00:35:51,447 Don't worry, Ange... that hook will hold! 673 00:35:51,687 --> 00:35:53,006 I installed it myself. 674 00:35:53,167 --> 00:35:56,284 You made the hook... but who made my trousers? 675 00:35:56,527 --> 00:35:59,485 Even if you fall, you can't miss the tarp. 676 00:35:59,647 --> 00:36:02,036 Stop wriggling like that... or you'll unhook yourself! 677 00:36:02,287 --> 00:36:03,640 What's he doing? 678 00:36:04,167 --> 00:36:08,187 Just let me smoke a cigarette... it may be my last. 679 00:36:08,187 --> 00:36:10,240 That can't do any harm. 680 00:36:10,487 --> 00:36:15,197 Does the power-pole inspector come here often? 681 00:36:16,047 --> 00:36:18,356 This is no time to worry about that! 682 00:36:18,847 --> 00:36:20,644 Your binoculars are good. 683 00:36:22,047 --> 00:36:24,607 I could see the nails in the soles of his shoes. 684 00:36:24,927 --> 00:36:26,997 Don't worry about that stuff! 685 00:36:28,047 --> 00:36:30,163 Here's the big ladder on its way... 686 00:36:30,447 --> 00:36:32,642 ...it'll be all over in 5 minutes. 687 00:36:33,567 --> 00:36:35,603 I'm not going anywhere! 688 00:36:37,567 --> 00:36:41,276 Don't ring the bells... it tickles me! 689 00:36:42,047 --> 00:36:44,686 You have to stop ringing! 690 00:36:45,847 --> 00:36:47,280 There they are! 691 00:36:47,527 --> 00:36:48,642 Can you see the firemen? 692 00:36:48,887 --> 00:36:53,403 No...the police... they've got the girl! 693 00:36:54,447 --> 00:36:57,996 They're bringing her in... they're over near Baptiste's. 694 00:37:00,327 --> 00:37:02,079 They've got her handcuffed. 695 00:37:03,207 --> 00:37:06,802 It 'd be better if ALL women were locked up! 696 00:37:11,647 --> 00:37:13,763 Got you at last! 697 00:37:13,927 --> 00:37:16,361 That thief's going to pay for her melons! 698 00:37:16,527 --> 00:37:19,519 She's the one who tried to kill my little boy! 699 00:37:19,807 --> 00:37:23,846 There's justice... now she'll pay the price... 700 00:37:24,087 --> 00:37:26,043 ...that daughter of that hunchback fiend! 701 00:37:26,767 --> 00:37:28,997 The bitch! She spat in my eye! 702 00:37:29,247 --> 00:37:32,125 - Give her the guillotine! - The law will take its course. 703 00:37:32,287 --> 00:37:34,960 She deserves the guillotine! 704 00:37:49,407 --> 00:37:51,238 Can you open the town hall for us? 705 00:37:51,487 --> 00:37:53,079 The teacher has the key. 706 00:37:53,247 --> 00:37:55,009 You can't leave handcuffs on a young girl like that... 707 00:37:55,009 --> 00:37:56,274 She's no criminal! 708 00:37:56,274 --> 00:37:59,196 You haven't seen how she can run. She got away from us twice. 709 00:37:59,447 --> 00:38:03,360 - She won't escape here. - She wouldn't get very far. 710 00:38:03,527 --> 00:38:05,483 Where's your humanity, sergeant? 711 00:38:05,727 --> 00:38:07,843 - So you'll take responsibility? - Of course. 712 00:38:08,007 --> 00:38:09,884 If she escapes, I'll get her back. 713 00:38:10,047 --> 00:38:11,321 Look, she bit me! 714 00:38:11,847 --> 00:38:13,917 There's your humanity for you! 715 00:38:14,367 --> 00:38:16,927 So we were humane... and now we have to start again. 716 00:38:24,967 --> 00:38:26,605 She's putting on an act. 717 00:38:27,567 --> 00:38:29,239 - Remove your cap. - What? 718 00:38:29,407 --> 00:38:31,682 Otherwise I'll take it off myself. 719 00:38:32,487 --> 00:38:34,876 - Are you here to pray? - I'm here to arrest a vagrant... 720 00:38:35,047 --> 00:38:37,277 ...guilty of crop-theft... and of assault and battery. 721 00:38:37,447 --> 00:38:39,517 - In that case you may leave. - Me? I'm to leave? 722 00:38:39,687 --> 00:38:42,963 You have no right to arrest someone in a holy place. 723 00:38:43,127 --> 00:38:44,321 But she's strong! 724 00:38:44,487 --> 00:38:47,638 Not as strong as your voice, disturbing the meditation quiet of our church. 725 00:38:47,807 --> 00:38:51,243 You can wait outside for your fugitive... you aren't arresting her in here. 726 00:38:54,327 --> 00:38:56,557 The priest may be wrong, but let's not insist. 727 00:38:56,727 --> 00:39:00,322 She can't escape, with the police outside. 728 00:39:00,487 --> 00:39:01,636 Come on. 729 00:39:01,847 --> 00:39:03,166 Can I have a word with her? 730 00:39:14,327 --> 00:39:16,960 It's no use... 731 00:39:17,447 --> 00:39:19,961 They'll wait for you all night if they have to. 732 00:39:20,967 --> 00:39:22,844 Have you done something all that serious? 733 00:39:23,127 --> 00:39:26,722 Is it true that that boy is dying? 734 00:39:27,327 --> 00:39:29,682 Absolutely not. Who ever told you that? 735 00:39:30,567 --> 00:39:31,363 The police. 736 00:39:31,607 --> 00:39:33,006 That was just to scare you. 737 00:39:33,847 --> 00:39:36,202 I DID give him a good whack! 738 00:39:36,367 --> 00:39:38,961 He walked back here. So he's not dead. 739 00:39:39,127 --> 00:39:41,004 - Were there any witnesses? - Of course not. 740 00:39:41,247 --> 00:39:43,442 So it's not too serious. 741 00:39:44,207 --> 00:39:47,040 What's more serious, is the "crop theft". 742 00:39:47,527 --> 00:39:48,755 What did you steal? 743 00:39:49,327 --> 00:39:50,726 Ugolin's melons. 744 00:39:51,047 --> 00:39:51,957 Any witnesses? 745 00:39:52,967 --> 00:39:55,606 Yes...two old bitches. 746 00:39:56,087 --> 00:39:57,236 That could put you in jail. 747 00:39:57,767 --> 00:40:00,679 How nice that would be!... Ugolin having me put in jail! 748 00:40:00,847 --> 00:40:04,362 - I'd like to see that happen! - You'll see him today. 749 00:40:04,527 --> 00:40:05,357 Tell me... 750 00:40:05,607 --> 00:40:07,677 ...has this Ugolin got it in for you? 751 00:40:08,247 --> 00:40:09,999 He's an absolute beast! 752 00:40:10,647 --> 00:40:14,083 Anyway...some melons?!... ...we'll see about that. 753 00:40:14,927 --> 00:40:15,564 Come with me. 754 00:40:16,807 --> 00:40:18,718 - I'll stand up for you. - Why? 755 00:40:18,967 --> 00:40:22,642 Because you're all on your own. Come along. 756 00:40:23,287 --> 00:40:26,199 Above all... say as little as possible. 757 00:40:38,807 --> 00:40:41,526 After all he endured... he has no wish to go there! 758 00:40:41,687 --> 00:40:43,200 He wasn't chopped with an axe! 759 00:40:43,367 --> 00:40:45,722 - He's weak from it. - He can speak! 760 00:40:45,967 --> 00:40:49,596 I told everything to the police. They wrote it all down. 761 00:40:49,767 --> 00:40:52,998 If he has raped her, this could go very far! 762 00:40:53,167 --> 00:40:57,001 Do you think my little boy would be attracted by a goat? 763 00:40:57,207 --> 00:41:00,916 A goat...He lied... she thinks this is about a goat. 764 00:41:01,167 --> 00:41:02,486 Maternal weakness. 765 00:41:02,647 --> 00:41:05,241 No...I won't go... I don't want to go. 766 00:41:05,807 --> 00:41:08,799 - Well, he's not dead, is he?! - You would've liked that!? 767 00:41:08,967 --> 00:41:10,082 In the name of the law... Get down here now! 768 00:41:10,327 --> 00:41:12,841 I'm too weak... I've lost so much blood! 769 00:41:13,167 --> 00:41:14,646 If he's too weak... we'll carry him down! 770 00:41:14,887 --> 00:41:16,878 No, listen...no! 771 00:41:19,327 --> 00:41:22,478 Courage is one of those things you're born with. 772 00:41:22,647 --> 00:41:24,797 You're heedless of danger. 773 00:41:24,967 --> 00:41:28,198 The amazing thing is that policing doesn't come naturally to me. 774 00:41:28,367 --> 00:41:29,880 When I wake up in the morning... 775 00:41:30,047 --> 00:41:31,804 ...and I see this uniform draped over the chair... 776 00:41:31,804 --> 00:41:35,444 ...I look around the room... expecting to find a naked policeman! 777 00:41:35,607 --> 00:41:37,916 It takes me a minute to come to my senses... 778 00:41:38,087 --> 00:41:39,964 ...and realise that the naked policeman is ME! 779 00:41:40,127 --> 00:41:43,483 - Very strange! - A lot of people are like that. 780 00:41:43,647 --> 00:41:47,083 They don't know why they chose one profession over another. 781 00:41:47,247 --> 00:41:51,365 There was one guy who became a cabinetmaker because someone suggested, it while he was waiting. 782 00:41:51,767 --> 00:41:55,077 - Waiting for what? - Right...waiting for what? 783 00:41:55,367 --> 00:41:57,961 While he's working at his trade, he knows it's not the right one for him... 784 00:41:58,127 --> 00:42:00,402 ...that it's only temporary. Then one day he dies... 785 00:42:00,567 --> 00:42:03,479 ...after making 5,000 wardrobes...badly. 786 00:42:03,647 --> 00:42:05,717 All the cabinetmakers in the province come to his funeral... 787 00:42:05,887 --> 00:42:07,684 ...because he died the doyen of cabinetmakers... 788 00:42:07,847 --> 00:42:10,202 ...and one of his planes will go into the cabinetmaking museum. 789 00:42:10,367 --> 00:42:13,803 - That's quite a profound thought. - Well, to be honest... 790 00:42:13,967 --> 00:42:17,482 ...you wouldn't need to push me, to get me into philosophy. 791 00:42:17,647 --> 00:42:20,036 I'm just a policeman... but I was born to be a judge. 792 00:42:20,727 --> 00:42:22,046 Make way for the mayor. 793 00:42:23,807 --> 00:42:25,763 You'll be called later. 794 00:42:27,967 --> 00:42:29,639 So you're here, sergeant. 795 00:42:29,807 --> 00:42:31,957 You can do me a great favour. 796 00:42:32,127 --> 00:42:33,401 I'm at your service. 797 00:42:33,647 --> 00:42:36,366 I've been hearing stories for a year now... 798 00:42:36,527 --> 00:42:39,883 ...about this girl being a danger to the public. 799 00:42:40,047 --> 00:42:43,676 It may, of course, be true. I think that to settle the matter, 800 00:42:43,847 --> 00:42:45,803 ...you could hear their complaints. 801 00:42:45,967 --> 00:42:47,844 I've called them in... they're outside. 802 00:42:48,007 --> 00:42:49,565 A sort of judicial hearing?! 803 00:42:49,807 --> 00:42:52,924 The sergeant told me just a moment ago... THAT was his vocation. 804 00:42:53,287 --> 00:42:55,801 We'll call it an investigation... 805 00:42:55,967 --> 00:42:58,720 ...called to verify various rumours. 806 00:42:59,007 --> 00:43:01,362 We shan't refer to it as a trial... 807 00:43:01,527 --> 00:43:02,926 ...but in reality, that's what it will be. 808 00:43:03,167 --> 00:43:05,283 The mayor can be the public prosecutor... 809 00:43:05,447 --> 00:43:07,199 The teacher, lawyer for the defence. 810 00:43:07,647 --> 00:43:09,763 Quick...prepare the courtroom! 811 00:43:16,407 --> 00:43:19,843 Allow the plaintiffs, the witnesses and the public to come in. 812 00:43:22,527 --> 00:43:23,846 Come in! 813 00:43:28,367 --> 00:43:30,085 Hurry it up! 814 00:43:32,727 --> 00:43:34,690 Anyone who has anything to say against this girl... 815 00:43:34,690 --> 00:43:37,798 ...will have to say it before this court. 816 00:43:37,967 --> 00:43:39,798 You will address yourself to me. 817 00:43:42,287 --> 00:43:43,481 Silence in court! 818 00:43:44,887 --> 00:43:46,525 This hearing is open. 819 00:43:50,967 --> 00:43:52,195 Would the accused stand. 820 00:43:52,927 --> 00:43:55,805 Your identification... Name and first name. 821 00:43:55,577 --> 00:43:57,395 - Manon. - What? 822 00:43:57,567 --> 00:44:01,606 I have it here... Manon Lakm� Dalilah Cadoret. 823 00:44:01,927 --> 00:44:03,645 Manon Lakm� Dalilah? 824 00:44:03,887 --> 00:44:05,878 - Names of operas! - My mother was a singer. 825 00:44:06,127 --> 00:44:08,687 Surprising names in a hearing like this. 826 00:44:08,927 --> 00:44:11,441 - Home address? - The Passe-Temps grotto. 827 00:44:11,687 --> 00:44:14,884 That's vagrancy! A grotto is not a fixed address. 828 00:44:15,047 --> 00:44:18,483 That cave hasn't moved in years! 829 00:44:18,647 --> 00:44:21,764 It may be fixed, but that's not enough. 830 00:44:21,927 --> 00:44:24,395 There are things that are fixed, but are not a domicile. 831 00:44:24,567 --> 00:44:26,239 A fixed post is not a domicile. 832 00:44:26,407 --> 00:44:27,999 Neither is a cave, whose position is fixed. 833 00:44:28,327 --> 00:44:30,201 - Do you pay rent? - No, we're owners. 834 00:44:30,201 --> 00:44:32,401 That changes everything! 835 00:44:32,567 --> 00:44:34,603 You are owners and you live at home. 836 00:44:34,767 --> 00:44:36,200 It had to be said right off. 837 00:44:36,367 --> 00:44:38,642 This tribunal will now recognise it as a proper home address. 838 00:44:38,807 --> 00:44:41,116 There's no vagrancy involved. Where were you born? 839 00:44:42,087 --> 00:44:43,281 In Ruissatel vale. 840 00:44:43,527 --> 00:44:46,200 In a farm known as "Les Romarins". 841 00:44:46,887 --> 00:44:48,764 - Did you go to school here? - No. 842 00:44:49,247 --> 00:44:50,043 Which school? 843 00:44:50,287 --> 00:44:53,438 None. My father made my brother and me work. 844 00:44:53,607 --> 00:44:56,804 Then he took us to Aubagne to pass the graduation certificate. 845 00:44:57,527 --> 00:44:58,721 That's very odd. 846 00:44:58,967 --> 00:45:00,719 My father didn't want us to come to the village. 847 00:45:00,887 --> 00:45:03,845 The people here didn't like him. He didn't like them either. 848 00:45:04,967 --> 00:45:06,605 He was crackers! 849 00:45:10,767 --> 00:45:12,246 - What's this telephone for? - He's deaf! 850 00:45:12,727 --> 00:45:15,799 I'm just a little hard of hearing. 851 00:45:15,967 --> 00:45:18,276 I know I should not be showing this valuable device 852 00:45:18,447 --> 00:45:21,166 in front of so many people... 853 00:45:21,327 --> 00:45:24,000 ...but at an event of this magnitude... 854 00:45:24,167 --> 00:45:26,078 ...I can't risk missing anything. 855 00:45:26,327 --> 00:45:29,524 Just excuse me a moment... there we are. 856 00:45:34,487 --> 00:45:36,205 Let us call the witnesses for the prosecution. 857 00:45:36,367 --> 00:45:37,959 Marinette de Cabassol. 858 00:45:38,367 --> 00:45:39,959 - Me? - Yes, you. 859 00:45:40,127 --> 00:45:41,082 Come forward. 860 00:45:41,247 --> 00:45:44,239 Come and say out loud what you've been saying quietly. 861 00:45:45,687 --> 00:45:47,439 But I haven't said anything. 862 00:45:47,687 --> 00:45:50,201 Yes you have... The story about The Devil. 863 00:45:50,447 --> 00:45:52,244 What he said to you down in the gully. 864 00:45:53,367 --> 00:45:56,120 If I tell it, SHE will cast a spell on me. 865 00:45:56,447 --> 00:45:59,120 Here we see what this hearing is all about! 866 00:45:59,887 --> 00:46:01,684 She believes she's going to have a spell cast on her! 867 00:46:01,847 --> 00:46:03,724 And she's probably seen The Devil. 868 00:46:03,887 --> 00:46:06,924 But, Your Honour... we should listen very carefully. 869 00:46:07,127 --> 00:46:08,958 Whereabouts did this happen? 870 00:46:09,367 --> 00:46:13,121 I was down in the gully, looking for snails... 871 00:46:13,287 --> 00:46:15,357 ...and I saw her with her goats. 872 00:46:15,527 --> 00:46:17,961 As i came towards her, she backed away. 873 00:46:18,127 --> 00:46:21,278 So I said... "Do I scare you, sweetie?" 874 00:46:22,487 --> 00:46:23,886 She laughed and said... 875 00:46:24,047 --> 00:46:26,356 "It's YOU who should be afraid of ME!" 876 00:46:26,527 --> 00:46:31,521 I said... "At my age, I fear nothing but the good Lord." 877 00:46:32,567 --> 00:46:37,277 She said... "But aren't you afraid of The Devil?" 878 00:46:38,207 --> 00:46:41,836 I said "Don't talk about HIM... especially down here in the gully." 879 00:46:42,367 --> 00:46:44,835 Because you'd risk seeing him emerge instantly 880 00:46:45,007 --> 00:46:46,326 from a fireball of sulphur! 881 00:46:46,487 --> 00:46:49,126 He'll take your soul and tie it in a knot! 882 00:46:49,287 --> 00:46:51,403 You can never tell, with the devil. 883 00:46:51,567 --> 00:46:53,159 It's all quite clear. 884 00:46:53,327 --> 00:46:54,077 And then? 885 00:46:54,487 --> 00:46:57,638 She said..."For everyone in Bastides Blanches..." 886 00:46:57,807 --> 00:46:59,081 "I will be The Devil." 887 00:46:59,247 --> 00:47:02,557 "I shall be The Devil for all of you!" 888 00:47:06,047 --> 00:47:09,881 Then she said: "Every night I pray that the good Lord 889 00:47:10,047 --> 00:47:13,084 "rains thunder and fire on your houses..." 890 00:47:13,247 --> 00:47:16,080 "and if he doesn't do it, I will." 891 00:47:17,207 --> 00:47:19,277 Those are strong words! 892 00:47:19,447 --> 00:47:20,908 Have you threatened to rain fire on the village? 893 00:47:20,908 --> 00:47:22,715 That's not true. 894 00:47:22,887 --> 00:47:24,798 I said that THE GOOD LORD would set fire to their houses. 895 00:47:25,047 --> 00:47:27,436 - Why would you wish that? - They deserve it. 896 00:47:27,607 --> 00:47:30,758 How about that! Why do we deserve it? 897 00:47:31,007 --> 00:47:32,838 Because you're wicked! 898 00:47:33,047 --> 00:47:35,197 Like...because of you, I'm handcuffed... 899 00:47:35,367 --> 00:47:36,322 As though I were a murderer! 900 00:47:36,647 --> 00:47:40,765 That's because you tried to murder my little boy! 901 00:47:40,927 --> 00:47:43,282 Silence! We'll come back to that later. 902 00:47:44,047 --> 00:47:48,199 Has this good lady any more revelations to offer us? 903 00:47:48,447 --> 00:47:50,517 I've told you everything she said to me. 904 00:47:50,767 --> 00:47:53,042 That is to say that she's The Devil. 905 00:47:53,727 --> 00:47:55,683 Believe it or not... 906 00:47:55,847 --> 00:47:58,680 ...even if we accept that she could be The Devil... 907 00:47:58,847 --> 00:48:02,237 ...is there a law... with a punishment for being The Devil? 908 00:48:02,407 --> 00:48:05,260 Since God tolerates him... there's nothing the police can do. 909 00:48:05,260 --> 00:48:06,449 This is grand! 910 00:48:06,449 --> 00:48:07,366 Hand hair! 911 00:48:07,366 --> 00:48:09,857 Silence! Call the next witness. 912 00:48:11,927 --> 00:48:13,679 Elodie Martelette. 913 00:48:15,447 --> 00:48:19,406 I have not much to say. But still, it counts. 914 00:48:19,807 --> 00:48:21,559 I don't say that she's The Devil. 915 00:48:21,727 --> 00:48:24,366 We don't believe in those things any more. 916 00:48:24,527 --> 00:48:27,724 But what I do know, is, that she's a witch. 917 00:48:28,607 --> 00:48:30,996 Now we're getting into scientific territory! 918 00:48:31,167 --> 00:48:33,476 You probably watched in secret... 919 00:48:33,647 --> 00:48:35,070 ...as she was riding a broomstick. 920 00:48:35,070 --> 00:48:37,640 I wasn't going to say that. 921 00:48:37,807 --> 00:48:40,116 So what are you basing your accusation on? 922 00:48:40,367 --> 00:48:41,516 Apart from anything else... 923 00:48:41,807 --> 00:48:43,399 ...her father was a sorcerer. 924 00:48:43,567 --> 00:48:45,444 I won't have you speaking of my father... 925 00:48:45,607 --> 00:48:47,802 Nobody here's mouth is clean enough... 926 00:48:47,967 --> 00:48:49,958 ...to utter on word about my father. 927 00:48:51,047 --> 00:48:52,924 Besides...none of you knew him. 928 00:48:53,167 --> 00:48:55,806 He didn't speak to me... but he spoke to the owls. ["old bags"] 929 00:48:56,047 --> 00:48:58,481 That can't be right... as he didn't talk to you! 930 00:48:58,727 --> 00:49:02,879 This is of great interest... But we need some clarification. 931 00:49:03,287 --> 00:49:04,925 Explain yourself further. 932 00:49:05,167 --> 00:49:07,681 He was talking to a mother owl... 933 00:49:07,847 --> 00:49:10,725 She was perched prettily on the chimney. 934 00:49:10,887 --> 00:49:14,038 The hunchback came out of the farm at daybreak... 935 00:49:14,207 --> 00:49:18,200 and he said... "Mother owl, don't stay there..." 936 00:49:18,367 --> 00:49:20,676 "The sun will be up in 5 minutes." 937 00:49:21,767 --> 00:49:23,598 And the mother owl went into the chimney. 938 00:49:24,287 --> 00:49:27,518 Do you really think that to know the sun is about to rise... 939 00:49:27,687 --> 00:49:30,679 ...an owl needs to be warned by a hunchback? 940 00:49:30,847 --> 00:49:34,726 We'd have to have something a lot more convincing, to justify his sorcery. 941 00:49:34,887 --> 00:49:37,196 Take, for example...his wealth... 942 00:49:37,887 --> 00:49:42,438 I would imagine that a sorcerer could make himself rich out of sorcery! 943 00:49:42,807 --> 00:49:45,446 - They were dead-poor! - Don't be so sure! 944 00:49:45,687 --> 00:49:46,483 What do you mean by that? 945 00:49:46,727 --> 00:49:50,163 There are those who pretend to live in poverty... 946 00:49:50,327 --> 00:49:53,763 ...while in secret, they're making gold coins by magic. 947 00:49:54,287 --> 00:49:58,519 And of course, you seen these magical gold coins. 948 00:49:58,767 --> 00:50:00,598 Of course I haven't! 949 00:50:00,767 --> 00:50:02,758 They aren't so stupid as to let it be seen. 950 00:50:03,127 --> 00:50:04,958 So how do you know about it? 951 00:50:06,247 --> 00:50:08,283 Listen to me carefully... 952 00:50:08,447 --> 00:50:11,837 False testimony is severely punished by the law. 953 00:50:12,967 --> 00:50:15,117 It can put you in prison. 954 00:50:15,287 --> 00:50:17,437 That would shame you completely. 955 00:50:18,047 --> 00:50:20,845 It could even cost you a lot of MONEY! 956 00:50:23,447 --> 00:50:25,403 If the girl had magic powers, she wouldn't be here. 957 00:50:26,047 --> 00:50:29,676 Turning to the very grave matter of serious assault. 958 00:50:29,847 --> 00:50:31,121 Where are the plaintiffs? 959 00:50:31,287 --> 00:50:33,403 The tribunal can now see 960 00:50:33,647 --> 00:50:36,445 the victim's body, rocking with laughter. 961 00:50:37,407 --> 00:50:39,716 Plaintiffs...you...step forward! 962 00:50:40,527 --> 00:50:44,998 Here is the complaint of the complainant acting on behalf of her son, a minor. 963 00:50:45,447 --> 00:50:47,677 I, the undersigned, Ad�le Marie Beno�te Palanque... 964 00:50:47,847 --> 00:50:52,125 ...widow of C. A. Mart�gaux, mother and guardian of H. C. Mart�gaux... 965 00:50:52,287 --> 00:50:54,801 ...lodges a complaint regarding the following. 966 00:50:54,967 --> 00:50:59,165 On the 7th of July my son was collecting firewood in the Pr�catori gully. 967 00:50:59,327 --> 00:51:01,636 As he was bent over, trying to break a branch 968 00:51:01,807 --> 00:51:05,243 off a tree felled by lightning, he received a blow, so violent 969 00:51:05,407 --> 00:51:08,285 that he thought a bell had fallen on his head. 970 00:51:08,447 --> 00:51:10,278 - The aforementioned... - The what? 971 00:51:10,447 --> 00:51:12,039 The aforementioned...the head. 972 00:51:12,287 --> 00:51:16,075 This term allows me to avoid repetition of the word. 973 00:51:16,647 --> 00:51:18,239 I see...perfectly. 974 00:51:18,767 --> 00:51:20,863 It's the woman's deposition, but I wrote it. 975 00:51:20,863 --> 00:51:22,478 That's obvious. 976 00:51:22,647 --> 00:51:24,763 Regarding the aforementioned, victim of aggression... 977 00:51:24,927 --> 00:51:27,554 Before being blinded by the blood dripping from his skull... 978 00:51:27,554 --> 00:51:31,684 saw a young girl fleeing , a goatherd... 979 00:51:31,684 --> 00:51:33,762 ...not answering to the name of Manon. 980 00:51:33,927 --> 00:51:36,157 - But that IS her name! - It's her name... 981 00:51:36,327 --> 00:51:39,637 ...but she wasn't answering to it... because she was fleeing. 982 00:51:39,967 --> 00:51:41,161 Do you recognize her? 983 00:51:41,447 --> 00:51:43,278 - Did you hit him? - Yes. 984 00:51:43,447 --> 00:51:44,721 But it wasn't like that! 985 00:51:45,527 --> 00:51:47,836 The accused does not agree with the plaintiff! 986 00:51:48,007 --> 00:51:50,521 That's what makes these proceedings interesting! 987 00:51:50,927 --> 00:51:52,042 So what's your version of what happened? 988 00:51:54,007 --> 00:51:56,965 I was minding my goats in Purgatoire gully... 989 00:51:57,127 --> 00:51:59,118 ...which is mine... my father left it to me. 990 00:51:59,367 --> 00:52:02,518 You saw this boy who was stealing your firewood... 991 00:52:02,687 --> 00:52:04,166 She hit him to protect what was hers. 992 00:52:04,407 --> 00:52:05,522 Not at all. 993 00:52:05,927 --> 00:52:07,246 You recognised him? 994 00:52:07,407 --> 00:52:09,796 I'd seen him at Aubagne, when I did the certificate. 995 00:52:10,167 --> 00:52:12,442 Since then I'd run into him in the hills. 996 00:52:12,607 --> 00:52:13,642 We used to play together. 997 00:52:13,887 --> 00:52:15,206 Playing what? 998 00:52:16,847 --> 00:52:19,077 Throwing stones or pine cones to each other. 999 00:52:19,367 --> 00:52:21,722 You saw him coming toward you? 1000 00:52:22,567 --> 00:52:24,080 According to your story, you didn't see her. 1001 00:52:24,447 --> 00:52:25,275 He says he hadn't seen me?! 1002 00:52:25,275 --> 00:52:28,556 I was dancing on the edge of a rock... And you didn't see me?! 1003 00:52:28,807 --> 00:52:30,126 Did you see her, or didn't you? 1004 00:52:30,367 --> 00:52:32,198 So what if he did see her? 1005 00:52:32,447 --> 00:52:35,564 That doesn't agree with your deposition! 1006 00:52:35,807 --> 00:52:38,958 She has the blood of my child on her hands. 1007 00:52:39,207 --> 00:52:41,004 Did you see her or not? 1008 00:52:41,647 --> 00:52:44,639 I couldn't see her very well, but I did see her a little bit. 1009 00:52:45,567 --> 00:52:46,716 Where was she? 1010 00:52:47,487 --> 00:52:48,806 She was on top of a rock... 1011 00:52:48,967 --> 00:52:51,640 ..and she was making faces with her bottom. 1012 00:52:55,007 --> 00:52:55,803 How did she do that? 1013 00:52:56,367 --> 00:52:57,277 She was going like... 1014 00:53:00,087 --> 00:53:02,521 It's called a belly-dance! 1015 00:53:02,687 --> 00:53:05,520 That's the sort of thing she did... on the end of a rock... 1016 00:53:05,687 --> 00:53:07,917 ...in front of a 17-year old boy who was still in good health! 1017 00:53:08,167 --> 00:53:11,443 - Well he shouldn't have looked. - Now she wants to put out his eyes! 1018 00:53:11,687 --> 00:53:13,086 She said no such thing! 1019 00:53:13,887 --> 00:53:16,082 In your deposition this morning... 1020 00:53:16,247 --> 00:53:18,761 ...you didn't mention this immodest dance. 1021 00:53:18,927 --> 00:53:20,076 You've lied! 1022 00:53:20,327 --> 00:53:21,521 I was ashamed. 1023 00:53:21,767 --> 00:53:23,837 Your modesty was inappropriate at the time. What happened then? 1024 00:53:24,087 --> 00:53:27,079 He came up to the foot of the rock and said... 1025 00:53:27,247 --> 00:53:28,919 "I've brought you some croissants." 1026 00:53:29,207 --> 00:53:30,720 Croissants? What a liar! 1027 00:53:30,967 --> 00:53:33,800 Two lovely croissants, wrapped in blue paper. 1028 00:53:34,287 --> 00:53:35,606 Did you bring these croissants? 1029 00:53:35,847 --> 00:53:39,203 Baker...did you sell any croissants to this boy? 1030 00:53:39,447 --> 00:53:41,085 Yes...three. I put them on your account. 1031 00:53:41,247 --> 00:53:44,125 You wretched boy... did you buy her croissants? 1032 00:53:44,287 --> 00:53:47,802 - You'll pay me back! - As long as I get paid! 1033 00:53:48,047 --> 00:53:51,278 Silence. Baker...go and sit down. 1034 00:53:51,887 --> 00:53:54,196 So how many croissants did he offer you? 1035 00:53:54,367 --> 00:53:55,436 Two. 1036 00:53:55,607 --> 00:53:56,926 He's a gentleman! What then? 1037 00:53:57,167 --> 00:53:58,486 I ate them. 1038 00:53:58,727 --> 00:54:00,285 She's eaten them! 1039 00:54:01,047 --> 00:54:02,860 What would you have rather that she did with them? 1040 00:54:04,316 --> 00:54:07,405 The consumption of these croissants is of paramount importance! 1041 00:54:07,647 --> 00:54:11,435 When someone brings croissants, wrapped in blue paper... 1042 00:54:11,607 --> 00:54:14,485 ...to a shepherdess in Pr�catori Gully... 1043 00:54:14,647 --> 00:54:17,241 ...he hasn't gone there to look for firewood! 1044 00:54:17,487 --> 00:54:19,179 That comment from the schoolteacher... 1045 00:54:19,179 --> 00:54:22,077 ...shows he would have made a very good policeman! 1046 00:54:22,247 --> 00:54:23,077 How do you reply to that? 1047 00:54:23,327 --> 00:54:27,400 My son...my child... has his head split in two! 1048 00:54:27,567 --> 00:54:31,355 You don't need all this talk, to put a witch in jail! 1049 00:54:31,607 --> 00:54:33,279 The fact that she ate them in front of him... 1050 00:54:33,447 --> 00:54:36,644 ...proves that their relationship must have been quite friendly. 1051 00:54:36,887 --> 00:54:40,562 They were the ones with olive oil, at 6 francs each. 1052 00:54:40,727 --> 00:54:43,605 I still lose on that. It was because of the client... 1053 00:54:43,767 --> 00:54:46,042 Because any baker who sells brioches for 4 francs... 1054 00:54:46,207 --> 00:54:47,356 Be quiet and sit down! 1055 00:54:47,527 --> 00:54:49,563 At 4 francs for brioches! With the price of... 1056 00:54:49,727 --> 00:54:52,002 Baker! Sit down! Sit down! 1057 00:54:53,207 --> 00:54:56,005 It now remains for us to establish the transition... 1058 00:54:56,167 --> 00:55:00,638 from a generous offer, gratefully accepted... 1059 00:55:00,807 --> 00:55:04,004 ...to a bloody and battered head, bubbling under its bandages. 1060 00:55:04,247 --> 00:55:06,761 It's not too difficult to guess. 1061 00:55:07,007 --> 00:55:09,282 A policeman doesn't guess... he takes note of the facts. 1062 00:55:09,447 --> 00:55:13,122 But I think we're getting close to the crux of the matter. 1063 00:55:13,367 --> 00:55:14,436 So, then? 1064 00:55:14,607 --> 00:55:17,485 She said to me... "I'm going to sing you a song." 1065 00:55:17,647 --> 00:55:20,923 What a lovely "thank you"!... I'd even call it poetic. 1066 00:55:21,807 --> 00:55:23,320 Why are you telling them all this? 1067 00:55:23,567 --> 00:55:26,286 Because we asked him to. I must remind you, madam... 1068 00:55:26,447 --> 00:55:28,881 ...that your deposition bore false testimony. 1069 00:55:29,047 --> 00:55:30,685 There no more substance to it than the skin of an egg... 1070 00:55:30,847 --> 00:55:34,044 Meaning thin and invisible. 1071 00:55:34,287 --> 00:55:38,405 This analogy of the skin of an egg is so apt... 1072 00:55:38,567 --> 00:55:42,003 ...that I suggest that teaching could have been your role. 1073 00:55:42,004 --> 00:55:43,004 Sole hair. 1074 00:55:42,944 --> 00:55:45,318 What did you sing? 1075 00:55:45,967 --> 00:55:50,040 - It was about love. - On top of the belly-dance! 1076 00:55:50,207 --> 00:55:52,675 She had a tambourine with bells on it. 1077 00:55:52,847 --> 00:55:54,075 With bells! 1078 00:55:54,247 --> 00:55:57,398 All the time she was saying... "Look out for yourself!" 1079 00:55:57,567 --> 00:56:00,161 She was already planning to hit him!" 1080 00:56:00,407 --> 00:56:02,967 Quite the opposite to what you have said... 1081 00:56:03,127 --> 00:56:05,846 ...she was warning him... she was putting him on guard. 1082 00:56:06,007 --> 00:56:10,046 Si tu ne m'aimes pas, je t'aime Et si je t'aime 1083 00:56:10,207 --> 00:56:12,960 Prends garde � toi! [Look out for yourself] 1084 00:56:13,127 --> 00:56:14,355 It's from "Carmen"... Was that the song? 1085 00:56:14,607 --> 00:56:17,804 Yes...that was it... And she banged the tambourine on her head. 1086 00:56:18,047 --> 00:56:20,277 All in all, a charming spectacle! 1087 00:56:20,447 --> 00:56:23,120 So how does this delightful country scene finish up... 1088 00:56:23,287 --> 00:56:24,697 ...in a tragedy involving the police? 1089 00:56:24,697 --> 00:56:27,397 - Because he tried to kiss me. - That's not true. 1090 00:56:27,647 --> 00:56:28,966 You weren't there! 1091 00:56:29,527 --> 00:56:30,516 Polyte, 1092 00:56:30,767 --> 00:56:32,803 ...is it true you tried to kiss her? 1093 00:56:34,007 --> 00:56:37,443 Be an honest man now... Did you try to kiss her? 1094 00:56:38,367 --> 00:56:40,403 I've wanted to for the last 4 years. 1095 00:56:40,647 --> 00:56:44,560 Since my school certificate. So when she said to me... 1096 00:56:44,727 --> 00:56:47,116 " Too bad if you don't love me.. coz I love you "... 1097 00:56:47,287 --> 00:56:50,643 - I was singing! - That makes it even worse! 1098 00:56:50,927 --> 00:56:52,838 So I really believed... 1099 00:56:54,047 --> 00:56:55,241 Here comes the crux! 1100 00:56:56,687 --> 00:56:58,837 Suddenly...he threw himself on me. 1101 00:56:59,007 --> 00:57:00,884 He forced me down into some lavender... 1102 00:57:01,047 --> 00:57:03,197 ..and he wanted me to do...bad things. 1103 00:57:03,447 --> 00:57:05,005 Say exactly what you mean. 1104 00:57:05,247 --> 00:57:08,125 - Did you try to make her do bad things? - He admits it! 1105 00:57:08,647 --> 00:57:10,160 This is a legal defence. 1106 00:57:10,407 --> 00:57:11,635 She went after him! 1107 00:57:11,887 --> 00:57:13,479 How far did he get with his attempt? 1108 00:57:13,727 --> 00:57:15,240 I can't stand anyone touching me! 1109 00:57:15,407 --> 00:57:18,399 Apart from my mother, my goats and my dog, it makes me crazy. 1110 00:57:18,647 --> 00:57:19,682 Interesting personality. 1111 00:57:19,927 --> 00:57:22,600 - And then? - I bit him and scratched him. 1112 00:57:22,767 --> 00:57:25,122 He let go of me and I jumped up and grabbed my stick. 1113 00:57:25,367 --> 00:57:29,076 Here it is. It looks a club and has a knot on the end. 1114 00:57:29,247 --> 00:57:31,841 That knot is where this matter is tied up! And then? 1115 00:57:32,087 --> 00:57:34,681 He stands up and starts hurling obscenities at me. 1116 00:57:34,927 --> 00:57:36,883 - Insults! - What obscenities? 1117 00:57:37,127 --> 00:57:38,162 Ask HIM! 1118 00:57:38,407 --> 00:57:40,398 It's a lie! He doesn't talk like that at home. 1119 00:57:40,567 --> 00:57:43,365 This didn't happen at home! 1120 00:57:43,527 --> 00:57:46,325 Which words did you choose to express your frustration? 1121 00:57:46,567 --> 00:57:48,922 He called me a bitch. 1122 00:57:49,167 --> 00:57:52,796 I knew that would be one. I'm sure that all men who are knocked back 1123 00:57:52,967 --> 00:57:56,403 ...call the woman a bitch. Go on. 1124 00:57:56,847 --> 00:57:57,802 "A piece of shit". 1125 00:57:58,367 --> 00:58:01,439 Perfect. The language of rejected love! 1126 00:58:02,367 --> 00:58:02,879 More? 1127 00:58:03,127 --> 00:58:04,355 And then... 1128 00:58:05,367 --> 00:58:06,959 I can't say it here. 1129 00:58:07,127 --> 00:58:10,881 This is most important... Your lawyer must know everything! 1130 00:58:11,047 --> 00:58:12,560 What did he say to you? 1131 00:58:22,767 --> 00:58:24,962 Why do it with Greeks rather than another race? 1132 00:58:24,963 --> 00:58:25,963 Face hair. 1133 00:58:25,207 --> 00:58:26,720 Answer. 1134 00:58:27,447 --> 00:58:30,086 It's just something people say. 1135 00:58:30,327 --> 00:58:34,002 It's not only immoral advice... it's deeply insulting. 1136 00:58:34,247 --> 00:58:36,317 Let's keep moving.. I want to come to the blow with the stick 1137 00:58:36,567 --> 00:58:37,397 Go on! 1138 00:58:37,567 --> 00:58:40,081 I whistled for my dog to round up my goats... 1139 00:58:40,247 --> 00:58:43,444 ...and as I started to go on my way, he came running towards me... 1140 00:58:43,607 --> 00:58:46,758 ...his eyes glaring, and his hands held up like claws. 1141 00:58:46,927 --> 00:58:50,198 He was breathing hard, and salivating. 1142 00:58:50,198 --> 00:58:51,990 Like a glutton! 1143 00:58:51,990 --> 00:58:55,123 Then I raised my stick and said... "If you come any closer I'll hit you!" 1144 00:58:55,287 --> 00:58:57,164 And he said... "I want you and I'll have you!" 1145 00:58:57,327 --> 00:59:00,558 - He leapt toward me and I hit him. - As hard as she could! 1146 00:59:00,727 --> 00:59:02,718 Yes, as hard as I could... Then I ran off. 1147 00:59:02,967 --> 00:59:05,800 So he didn't run after you? 1148 00:59:06,047 --> 00:59:08,481 What would you expect after a blow like that? 1149 00:59:08,647 --> 00:59:10,558 You should see the hole he has in his head! 1150 00:59:10,807 --> 00:59:12,445 We certainly intend to see it! 1151 00:59:12,607 --> 00:59:14,610 In the name of the defence I demand to see that hole! 1152 00:59:14,610 --> 00:59:19,359 That would be outrageous! Not enough that he has his head split open... 1153 00:59:19,527 --> 00:59:23,520 ...you want it to be infected with all the dust here in the town hall? 1154 00:59:24,647 --> 00:59:25,716 What dust? 1155 00:59:26,127 --> 00:59:28,038 Constable...unwrap those bandages. 1156 00:59:28,207 --> 00:59:32,041 The victim can cooperate... This is not an autopsy. 1157 00:59:32,807 --> 00:59:34,684 Are you all going to let this happen?! 1158 00:59:34,847 --> 00:59:38,157 Don't you realise that the blood could squirt up to the ceiling? 1159 00:59:39,127 --> 00:59:41,516 Hurry up, constable... What can you see? 1160 00:59:42,047 --> 00:59:45,517 I see a bump the size of half an egg. 1161 00:59:45,687 --> 00:59:47,757 - What sort of egg? - A pigeon's egg. 1162 00:59:48,007 --> 00:59:50,396 A small egg from a small bird. 1163 00:59:50,647 --> 00:59:51,443 What else? 1164 00:59:51,607 --> 00:59:54,565 The bump has a slight split in the middle. 1165 00:59:54,727 --> 00:59:57,082 The crack is reddish with purple edges... 1166 00:59:57,247 --> 00:59:59,636 With a canary yellow halo. 1167 01:00:00,647 --> 01:00:01,443 Silence! 1168 01:00:01,927 --> 01:00:03,121 Come forward! 1169 01:00:06,767 --> 01:00:11,318 Bruising, and a crack in the scalp caused by a blunt instrument. 1170 01:00:11,647 --> 01:00:14,002 From your deposition, and the way you've been carrying on... 1171 01:00:14,167 --> 01:00:16,806 ...I expected to be able to see his teeth through the top of his head! 1172 01:00:17,047 --> 01:00:18,924 Isn't that enough? 1173 01:00:19,087 --> 01:00:20,725 You'll find out later. 1174 01:00:20,887 --> 01:00:24,436 We've found all we need to know... you may retire. 1175 01:00:24,607 --> 01:00:26,404 That's it...you can go. 1176 01:00:27,407 --> 01:00:30,205 The hearing is completed... the court will pass its judgement... 1177 01:00:30,367 --> 01:00:31,880 ...as it's nearly lunchtime. 1178 01:00:33,127 --> 01:00:34,242 Silence! 1179 01:00:34,887 --> 01:00:38,402 Listen respectfully now to the sentence passed by his honour. 1180 01:00:38,567 --> 01:00:41,161 Sorry sir, we're not there yet. 1181 01:00:41,327 --> 01:00:44,160 We still have to examine the more serious charge... 1182 01:00:44,327 --> 01:00:45,726 Crop theft. 1183 01:00:46,447 --> 01:00:48,119 Crop theft! 1184 01:00:48,287 --> 01:00:52,405 Two or three melons, probably common squashes... 1185 01:00:52,567 --> 01:00:53,966 ...does that merit being called "crop theft"? 1186 01:00:54,127 --> 01:00:57,085 We're going to find out. The plaintiffs and witnesses? 1187 01:00:58,047 --> 01:01:02,006 She stole melons from Ugolin. I saw it...So did Nathalie. 1188 01:01:02,647 --> 01:01:05,684 I saw it happen 3 times. Ugolin is my brother-in-law. 1189 01:01:05,927 --> 01:01:09,158 That may be...but you aren't Ugolin. As he is not here... 1190 01:01:09,407 --> 01:01:11,159 Someone's looking for him. He'll tell you. 1191 01:01:11,327 --> 01:01:12,601 Tell what? 1192 01:01:12,767 --> 01:01:15,884 He was raising melons down at the bottom of the gully. 1193 01:01:16,127 --> 01:01:18,687 Very careless...They'd be a temptation for any passing hunter. 1194 01:01:18,927 --> 01:01:21,077 It wasn't a hunter... It was her! 1195 01:01:21,327 --> 01:01:25,286 And you yourself...what were you doing at the bottom of the gully? 1196 01:01:25,447 --> 01:01:28,678 - Setting traps? - Traps? 1197 01:01:29,807 --> 01:01:31,684 That's not true... we don't do that. 1198 01:01:31,847 --> 01:01:33,803 We were getting melons for Ugolin... 1199 01:01:33,967 --> 01:01:35,798 ...but she was stealing them every day. 1200 01:01:35,967 --> 01:01:40,483 We could never find a ripe one to eat. Is that something to laugh at?! 1201 01:01:40,727 --> 01:01:41,477 You acknowledge that? 1202 01:01:41,727 --> 01:01:43,479 I knew where they had them hidden. 1203 01:01:43,647 --> 01:01:46,445 I deliberately came to take the melons from under their noses. 1204 01:01:46,607 --> 01:01:47,722 Under their noses! 1205 01:01:47,967 --> 01:01:50,527 I ask the tribunal to note that reply... 1206 01:01:50,687 --> 01:01:51,881 Under their noses! 1207 01:01:52,047 --> 01:01:55,084 It was not a question of stealing melons... 1208 01:01:55,247 --> 01:01:57,556 ...but infuriate these ladies. 1209 01:01:57,727 --> 01:02:01,959 Just a prank... one melon, two melons, three... 1210 01:02:02,207 --> 01:02:05,244 She took more than 50! Ugolin was wild with rage. 1211 01:02:05,487 --> 01:02:07,045 That's great! You've made my day! 1212 01:02:07,287 --> 01:02:08,925 Pure childishness. 1213 01:02:09,167 --> 01:02:14,116 Ugolin had to walk 5 kilometres to safeguard his melons. 1214 01:02:14,287 --> 01:02:17,040 Often, with a basket of manure on his back. 1215 01:02:17,207 --> 01:02:20,597 That's right... manure on his back! 1216 01:02:20,847 --> 01:02:25,238 Hurry up and get Ugolin to come in. 1217 01:02:28,247 --> 01:02:31,398 I note that he's NOT carrying a basket of manure on his back! 1218 01:02:31,567 --> 01:02:33,398 Good morning, Mr Ugolin. 1219 01:02:34,927 --> 01:02:35,916 We're talking about your melons. 1220 01:02:36,167 --> 01:02:36,917 What melons? 1221 01:02:37,167 --> 01:02:38,441 The ones that I stole. 1222 01:02:38,687 --> 01:02:39,802 The cheek of her! 1223 01:02:40,287 --> 01:02:42,437 Approach the bench. 1224 01:02:45,687 --> 01:02:47,996 The accused is supposed to have stolen more than 50 melons from you. 1225 01:02:48,167 --> 01:02:48,804 Is that true? 1226 01:02:50,247 --> 01:02:51,043 I don't know. 1227 01:02:51,287 --> 01:02:52,515 He doesn't know! 1228 01:02:52,687 --> 01:02:55,326 The person with the most interest, says he doesn't know! 1229 01:02:56,247 --> 01:02:59,762 Let's leave this history of members of the gourd family... 1230 01:02:59,927 --> 01:03:01,406 ...which it seems are never ripe... 1231 01:03:01,567 --> 01:03:04,081 ...and move on to something else. You may retire. 1232 01:03:04,247 --> 01:03:05,726 Just a minute... 1233 01:03:05,887 --> 01:03:08,959 These are false witnesses... yet the accused confesses! 1234 01:03:09,127 --> 01:03:10,480 Have you gone crazy? 1235 01:03:10,887 --> 01:03:13,720 20 times you've said... "If I ever catch that little bitch!..." 1236 01:03:13,887 --> 01:03:15,400 There she is. What are you waiting for? 1237 01:03:15,606 --> 01:03:17,642 In the best interests of everybody... 1238 01:03:17,806 --> 01:03:20,479 ...and most of all in the interests of the false witnesses... 1239 01:03:20,646 --> 01:03:23,035 ...let's bring a halt to this melon story. 1240 01:03:23,286 --> 01:03:25,038 The court does not agree. 1241 01:03:25,206 --> 01:03:28,516 Ugolin, look this way. Did she steal melons from you? 1242 01:03:28,766 --> 01:03:30,836 She's taken them... But I don't know about stealing. 1243 01:03:31,006 --> 01:03:32,155 What do you mean by that?! 1244 01:03:32,406 --> 01:03:34,283 He means he's not filing a complaint. 1245 01:03:34,446 --> 01:03:37,518 This case is finished. Let's move on. 1246 01:03:37,686 --> 01:03:39,802 - Who's turn is it? - Just one moment! 1247 01:03:39,966 --> 01:03:42,241 Has she stolen from you? Yes or no? 1248 01:03:42,486 --> 01:03:46,161 When you plant melons so far away, you don't take them too seriously. 1249 01:03:46,406 --> 01:03:47,759 That's obvious. 1250 01:03:48,286 --> 01:03:50,004 Just what do you mean? 1251 01:03:50,246 --> 01:03:53,079 I mean it's not like when you are growing melons on a farm... 1252 01:03:53,246 --> 01:03:56,283 It's not for the money, and it's work and time wasted. 1253 01:03:56,526 --> 01:03:57,595 So why would you do it? 1254 01:03:58,046 --> 01:04:00,401 Maybe to set a trap for me?! 1255 01:04:00,766 --> 01:04:01,562 I don't understand. 1256 01:04:01,806 --> 01:04:04,878 You've planted them to tempt me... and so I'd steal them! 1257 01:04:05,286 --> 01:04:07,436 I've planted them... so you could take them! 1258 01:04:08,726 --> 01:04:11,035 It's a fact that I knew her father very well. 1259 01:04:11,206 --> 01:04:15,438 When I saw that she and her mother were living in a cave... 1260 01:04:15,606 --> 01:04:17,324 ...and were very poorly off... 1261 01:04:17,486 --> 01:04:21,479 ...while I was set up in that farm... 1262 01:04:21,646 --> 01:04:23,637 ...then I got the idea of planting those melons. 1263 01:04:23,806 --> 01:04:26,718 I thought... "If she takes them...well and good!" 1264 01:04:26,886 --> 01:04:27,875 What a nice guy! 1265 01:04:28,406 --> 01:04:31,125 He had given her permission to pick those melons. 1266 01:04:31,366 --> 01:04:33,834 He hasn't spoken to me in 2 years. 1267 01:04:34,086 --> 01:04:36,202 I gave her permission in my mind. 1268 01:04:36,446 --> 01:04:37,799 You raving idiot! 1269 01:04:37,966 --> 01:04:39,877 Do you realize what you've put us through? 1270 01:04:40,046 --> 01:04:43,595 Shut your mug or you'll get a kick up your arse! 1271 01:04:44,446 --> 01:04:46,676 An you mind your own business. 1272 01:04:47,406 --> 01:04:49,636 It's those two who've made up this whole story. 1273 01:04:49,806 --> 01:04:53,401 As I wasn't picking those melons, they wanted them for themselves. 1274 01:04:53,566 --> 01:04:56,842 That girl hasn't stolen my melons... YOU stole HERS! 1275 01:04:57,086 --> 01:04:59,554 That is a most important statement! 1276 01:04:59,926 --> 01:05:01,644 You are not filing a complaint? 1277 01:05:01,886 --> 01:05:03,558 Not at all...on the contrary. 1278 01:05:03,726 --> 01:05:06,559 Next year I'll put in watermelons. 1279 01:05:06,726 --> 01:05:07,761 They'll be for you. 1280 01:05:08,006 --> 01:05:09,280 There are some who'd say thank you. 1281 01:05:09,526 --> 01:05:11,323 There are some who talk shit! 1282 01:05:13,806 --> 01:05:17,276 The court would like to hear the reason for this generosity. 1283 01:05:19,966 --> 01:05:23,117 As I said...it was from friendship... 1284 01:05:23,286 --> 01:05:25,959 ...being a good neighbour... being of service... 1285 01:05:26,126 --> 01:05:29,596 I'm not good at explaining... I'd rather go. 1286 01:05:29,766 --> 01:05:32,234 I was in the middle of watering my carnations... they need it. 1287 01:05:32,486 --> 01:05:35,080 We must respect farm work... You may go. 1288 01:05:35,326 --> 01:05:37,317 You may leave, Saint Ugolin! 1289 01:05:44,486 --> 01:05:47,046 The main charge dismissed. 1290 01:05:47,206 --> 01:05:48,819 I should like to record my respect... 1291 01:05:48,819 --> 01:05:52,246 ...for the feeling and generosity shown by Mr Ugolin. 1292 01:05:54,966 --> 01:05:57,002 He's the biggest bastard of all. 1293 01:05:58,886 --> 01:06:01,480 - Any other complaints? - I don't think so. 1294 01:06:01,646 --> 01:06:05,036 With nothing more on the agenda.. I'll pass the floor to the defence. 1295 01:06:05,206 --> 01:06:06,275 Thank you. 1296 01:06:11,486 --> 01:06:13,204 Your honour... 1297 01:06:14,206 --> 01:06:16,003 counsel for the prosecution... 1298 01:06:16,366 --> 01:06:18,516 ladies and gentlemen... 1299 01:06:20,686 --> 01:06:23,962 It is a pleasant duty to begin a plea... 1300 01:06:24,126 --> 01:06:26,037 ...with a shout of victory! 1301 01:06:26,366 --> 01:06:29,164 But I would like to get straight to the point... 1302 01:06:29,566 --> 01:06:33,115 regarding a most serious accusation... 1303 01:06:33,286 --> 01:06:34,685 ...that weighs upon us. 1304 01:06:35,606 --> 01:06:37,801 Crop theft! 1305 01:06:39,406 --> 01:06:43,115 Is there anything more sacred than a crop? 1306 01:06:45,166 --> 01:06:46,884 And what a crop! 1307 01:06:47,966 --> 01:06:51,276 One of gourds bursting with vitamins... 1308 01:06:51,446 --> 01:06:55,439 ..and of which the nourishing flesh is both ennobled and sublimated... 1309 01:06:55,966 --> 01:06:58,799 ...by the aroma of its sugars. 1310 01:07:00,566 --> 01:07:04,559 To sum it all up...melons! 1311 01:07:05,806 --> 01:07:07,478 And what melons! 1312 01:07:08,526 --> 01:07:10,801 Planted by a true pioneer... 1313 01:07:11,726 --> 01:07:15,799 ...on the distant edges of a desert nourished by his sweat. 1314 01:07:16,766 --> 01:07:20,600 Long was he bent over the unforgiving soil... 1315 01:07:21,486 --> 01:07:25,718 ...his manly back gnawed to the bone... 1316 01:07:26,366 --> 01:07:28,960 ...by the leeching acid from the manure that he carried there. 1317 01:07:30,566 --> 01:07:33,239 The crime was a great one! 1318 01:07:34,966 --> 01:07:36,638 That is, if it ever was a crime! 1319 01:07:37,526 --> 01:07:41,997 But you have spoken, noble Ugolin, and your generosity sets us free! 1320 01:07:43,886 --> 01:07:47,561 And, well...we are going to be just as magnanimous as he is. 1321 01:07:48,806 --> 01:07:52,799 We shall assume that these witnesses are not truly false witnesses... 1322 01:07:52,966 --> 01:07:55,400 ...but rather, falsely true witnesses. 1323 01:07:56,486 --> 01:07:59,842 Given they're relatively honest otherwise... we shan't ask the court 1324 01:08:00,006 --> 01:08:02,361 ...to send them to prison. 1325 01:08:02,806 --> 01:08:04,558 It seems better to me... 1326 01:08:04,726 --> 01:08:08,435 ..that a fine, or more precisely 2 fines... 1327 01:08:08,686 --> 01:08:11,200 ...of 10,000 francs each, would be sufficient... 1328 01:08:11,366 --> 01:08:13,322 ...to teach them to think twice... 1329 01:08:13,686 --> 01:08:16,325 ...before accusing the innocent. 1330 01:08:17,006 --> 01:08:19,759 I grant reprieve, you will have nothing to pay... 1331 01:08:19,926 --> 01:08:22,042 ...but let this warning be a lesson to you. 1332 01:08:22,206 --> 01:08:23,275 Go on, counsel. 1333 01:08:23,886 --> 01:08:25,001 I'll continue. 1334 01:08:25,166 --> 01:08:27,726 I come now to THE crime. 1335 01:08:28,846 --> 01:08:30,677 And when I say crime... 1336 01:08:30,966 --> 01:08:34,959 ...I do not speak of this minor juvenile scuffle... 1337 01:08:35,126 --> 01:08:37,959 ...over a natural response to outraged modesty... 1338 01:08:38,446 --> 01:08:40,835 ...neither shall I speak of that lump... 1339 01:08:41,366 --> 01:08:44,085 ...which might be better described as a bump. 1340 01:08:44,606 --> 01:08:47,962 When I say crime, I'm talking of that attack on morality... 1341 01:08:48,646 --> 01:08:50,159 ...that brutish impulse... 1342 01:08:50,406 --> 01:08:52,158 ..used against a virginal creature... 1343 01:08:52,486 --> 01:08:56,764 ...who's miraculous energy has saved her from dishonour. 1344 01:08:57,806 --> 01:09:00,320 Yes he wanted to kiss her... 1345 01:09:00,966 --> 01:09:02,922 Yes, he wanted to violate her! 1346 01:09:03,886 --> 01:09:06,923 That is why I shan't plead any longer. 1347 01:09:07,526 --> 01:09:11,314 That crime is not on this court's list! 1348 01:09:12,606 --> 01:09:16,997 But I want to pay tribute benevolence of the court... 1349 01:09:17,886 --> 01:09:21,595 and I entrust the future of outraged innocence... 1350 01:09:22,286 --> 01:09:25,756 ...to the infallible justice of the judge. 1351 01:09:32,286 --> 01:09:35,801 After hearing the facts of the case... 1352 01:09:35,966 --> 01:09:37,445 here is our judgment. 1353 01:09:38,126 --> 01:09:41,914 It is indisputable that that mother has given false testimony... 1354 01:09:42,086 --> 01:09:43,758 ...that was exceptionally serious. 1355 01:09:43,926 --> 01:09:47,236 She deserves immediate arrest to a correctional tribunal... 1356 01:09:47,406 --> 01:09:49,636 ...who will have her imprisoned for several years. 1357 01:09:49,886 --> 01:09:51,399 Me, in prison? 1358 01:09:51,646 --> 01:09:53,955 But she's a mother. 1359 01:09:54,126 --> 01:09:55,354 Weren't mothers created... 1360 01:09:55,526 --> 01:09:57,960 ...to bear false witness on behalf of their children?! 1361 01:09:58,126 --> 01:09:59,639 When he was little, didn't she used to say... 1362 01:09:59,886 --> 01:10:01,717 "Look how handsome he is!" 1363 01:10:01,886 --> 01:10:05,515 By exaggerating as she did... and bandaging him this way... 1364 01:10:05,686 --> 01:10:07,244 ...she has just conducted herself as a mother. 1365 01:10:08,126 --> 01:10:12,278 I find this young man guilty of attempted rape... 1366 01:10:12,446 --> 01:10:14,880 ..a crime punishable with hard labour. 1367 01:10:15,046 --> 01:10:17,640 But he's 18! 1368 01:10:17,806 --> 01:10:20,684 He's ready to sow his wild oats! 1369 01:10:20,846 --> 01:10:22,643 His actions show he's not abnormal. 1370 01:10:22,886 --> 01:10:24,001 Led on by a flirtatious girl, 1371 01:10:24,246 --> 01:10:26,043 ...he has not resisted the whirlwind of his passion. 1372 01:10:26,486 --> 01:10:28,477 I find that the shepherdess was much to blame. 1373 01:10:28,726 --> 01:10:31,718 After being frightened by the young man, she belted him with this club... 1374 01:10:31,886 --> 01:10:35,845 ...which counsel would find too heavy as a walking stick. 1375 01:10:36,006 --> 01:10:39,316 So what...she hasn't invented female unpredictability! 1376 01:10:39,486 --> 01:10:43,559 Like we hear in the nightly racket of the local cats. 1377 01:10:43,726 --> 01:10:47,241 It's nothing more or less than a love story... A dance...a song... 1378 01:10:47,406 --> 01:10:49,124 ...and ending with a whack with a stick. 1379 01:10:49,286 --> 01:10:53,279 So...following this general acquittal... 1380 01:10:53,446 --> 01:10:56,722 Ladies, those stories of The Devil and sorcery... 1381 01:10:56,886 --> 01:10:58,080 ...are nothing less than culpable stupidity! 1382 01:10:58,886 --> 01:11:01,354 On behalf of this charming village... 1383 01:11:03,046 --> 01:11:04,957 What's that whistling? 1384 01:11:05,486 --> 01:11:06,680 It's smoking! 1385 01:11:07,366 --> 01:11:09,118 It's coming from that telephone machine! 1386 01:11:09,566 --> 01:11:12,034 I can't hear anything! 1387 01:11:12,206 --> 01:11:15,164 Get it out of here! Quick...outside! 1388 01:11:15,406 --> 01:11:18,284 What IS that box? It's ridiculous! 1389 01:11:19,206 --> 01:11:22,755 - That's funny...it's getting hot. - It's sure getting hot! 1390 01:11:24,366 --> 01:11:25,958 You aren't in any danger! 1391 01:11:26,206 --> 01:11:30,040 Something weird and evil is happening! 1392 01:11:30,206 --> 01:11:32,276 There's no risk! 1393 01:11:41,646 --> 01:11:45,924 Don't be afraid... It's just a technical mishap! 1394 01:11:46,086 --> 01:11:48,919 Besides...I do have a smaller unit as a spare! 1395 01:11:49,086 --> 01:11:51,281 Purely material damage. 1396 01:11:57,286 --> 01:11:58,605 Can I go home now? 1397 01:11:58,766 --> 01:12:00,643 You're free... What more do you want? 1398 01:12:00,886 --> 01:12:02,797 Go home...and try not to do it again. 1399 01:12:03,286 --> 01:12:06,756 Do what? He tried to rape her and she defended herself. 1400 01:12:06,926 --> 01:12:10,867 So next time, she should quietly submit to the ravages of a satyr? 1401 01:12:10,867 --> 01:12:12,605 I don't mean it like that. 1402 01:12:12,846 --> 01:12:15,121 I mean that next time you see a boy... 1403 01:12:15,286 --> 01:12:17,641 ...you shouldn't start singing "Carmen"... Do you understand? 1404 01:12:18,086 --> 01:12:20,316 I'll never forget... after being handcuffed. 1405 01:12:30,726 --> 01:12:31,920 Thanks everybody! 1406 01:12:32,806 --> 01:12:34,558 There!...She does have a kind word. 1407 01:12:34,726 --> 01:12:37,718 But her tone suggests that it's probably not! 1408 01:12:37,886 --> 01:12:40,354 And now...it's time for a drink! 1409 01:12:55,526 --> 01:12:58,404 This first round is on the mayor! 1410 01:12:58,566 --> 01:12:59,840 Paid for by the municipality. 1411 01:13:00,006 --> 01:13:03,476 This little trial was held on behalf of our municipality... 1412 01:13:03,646 --> 01:13:07,002 ...so it SHOULD pay... and it will! 1413 01:13:07,526 --> 01:13:08,163 Cheers! 1414 01:13:09,566 --> 01:13:15,369 What's with these hoists and floral decorations? 1415 01:13:15,686 --> 01:13:17,802 It's for the 5oth anniversary of the fountain tomorrow. 1416 01:13:17,966 --> 01:13:21,481 It's 50 years since it was given to us by our benefactor... 1417 01:13:21,646 --> 01:13:23,284 named Ernest Colombe. 1418 01:13:23,446 --> 01:13:27,041 He was a benefactor... as before then we had nothing. 1419 01:13:27,206 --> 01:13:29,322 We don't have much NOW! 1420 01:13:29,486 --> 01:13:30,965 It's good enough. 1421 01:13:31,126 --> 01:13:34,004 And Mr Belloiseau is going to make a speech, isn't he? 1422 01:13:34,486 --> 01:13:38,525 Mr Belloiseau...is it you who's to make the speech? 1423 01:13:38,886 --> 01:13:42,925 Yes, I have been given the honour of making the speech. 1424 01:13:43,086 --> 01:13:47,443 If I may say so myself, it will be a titbit of eloquence. 1425 01:13:47,886 --> 01:13:50,195 Everyone will be coming here for it... 1426 01:13:50,366 --> 01:13:52,322 The Accates, Buzine, the Camoins... 1427 01:13:52,486 --> 01:13:56,274 Sometimes they look down on us as if we were savages... 1428 01:13:56,446 --> 01:14:00,598 ...so we need to stress our gratitude, our feelings... 1429 01:14:00,766 --> 01:14:01,835 ...so they don't make fun of us. 1430 01:14:02,086 --> 01:14:04,725 Yes, don't have them make fun of us... 1431 01:14:04,886 --> 01:14:09,801 ...by showing our natural and deep sensitivity to our friends! 1432 01:14:09,966 --> 01:14:12,878 Our friends...! Yes, that's it. 1433 01:14:13,046 --> 01:14:18,916 I shall say that behind our rude peasant facade... 1434 01:14:19,086 --> 01:14:22,283 ...this celebration of gratitude clearly reveals... 1435 01:14:22,446 --> 01:14:25,722 ...the exquisite delicacy of our feelings. 1436 01:14:25,966 --> 01:14:27,194 You arsehole! 1437 01:14:27,366 --> 01:14:28,276 We've got a fight! 1438 01:14:28,886 --> 01:14:31,081 Bastard! You dog thief! 1439 01:14:31,566 --> 01:14:35,275 It's nothing...it's Pamphile... He's run into his brother. 1440 01:14:38,166 --> 01:14:40,680 They can't have seen each other for ages. 1441 01:14:46,206 --> 01:14:48,766 Look...they had me in chains! 1442 01:15:02,468 --> 01:15:03,708 Listen... 1443 01:15:04,619 --> 01:15:06,784 ...you can't stay here any longer. 1444 01:15:09,889 --> 01:15:12,869 If you don't want to leave without taking revenge... 1445 01:15:15,804 --> 01:15:16,804 I'll take revenge for you. 1446 01:15:17,806 --> 01:15:20,036 Why? Do you have an idea? 1447 01:15:20,037 --> 01:15:23,732 I'll put a curse on them so they die! 1448 01:15:25,806 --> 01:15:28,798 If you can make them die, why you did not do it sooner? 1449 01:15:28,929 --> 01:15:31,724 I swore to Giuseppe that I wouldn't... 1450 01:15:34,843 --> 01:15:40,258 ...but when they threw him out of the cemetery... the oath was thrown out too! 1451 01:15:41,646 --> 01:15:43,364 - But Baptistine, how will it happen? - Don't worry me about it now! 1452 01:16:18,909 --> 01:16:24,976 Now you've had time to think of what you want. 1453 01:16:47,356 --> 01:16:48,869 I'll see you on Monday. 1454 01:16:48,869 --> 01:16:50,667 I'll be there! 1455 01:17:41,806 --> 01:17:43,956 Are you trying to kill your lawyer?! 1456 01:17:44,286 --> 01:17:45,799 Not at all... 1457 01:17:47,966 --> 01:17:49,005 I'd like to repay him! 1458 01:17:50,344 --> 01:17:53,943 I've collected some pebbles. I know you like them. 1459 01:17:53,943 --> 01:17:56,124 Who told you I collect stones? 1460 01:17:56,566 --> 01:17:59,661 I've seen you many times with your little hammer. 1461 01:17:59,661 --> 01:18:01,181 Whereabouts? 1462 01:18:01,766 --> 01:18:04,678 One morning in winter, up in Badauque. 1463 01:18:05,206 --> 01:18:08,437 You wore a big blue pullover and a soldier's beret. 1464 01:18:08,606 --> 01:18:12,201 And one time at P�ques, at the bottom of Rapon Gully. 1465 01:18:12,366 --> 01:18:13,799 I was hidden in the fennel. 1466 01:18:13,966 --> 01:18:15,399 You nearly stepped on my hand. 1467 01:18:15,566 --> 01:18:16,794 I'd never have suspected it! 1468 01:18:16,966 --> 01:18:19,958 When I'm in the hills...nobody sees me... nobody hears me! 1469 01:18:20,126 --> 01:18:22,117 Yet this morning, the police... 1470 01:18:22,286 --> 01:18:24,402 If my goats hadn't followed me... 1471 01:18:24,566 --> 01:18:25,521 ...they wouldn't have been able to catch me. 1472 01:18:30,406 --> 01:18:32,715 Are you interested in my stones? 1473 01:18:33,366 --> 01:18:35,084 Where 've you found them? 1474 01:18:35,246 --> 01:18:37,555 At the bottom of Escaoupr�s Gully. 1475 01:18:38,406 --> 01:18:41,204 - Are there many of them there? - No...they're rare. 1476 01:18:41,806 --> 01:18:44,639 When I was little we used to call them "chocolate stones". 1477 01:18:44,806 --> 01:18:46,125 Because of their colour. 1478 01:18:46,286 --> 01:18:50,484 We used them in our slingshots.... They go furthest of all. 1479 01:18:51,126 --> 01:18:53,356 That's because they contain iron. 1480 01:18:54,126 --> 01:18:55,718 Iron oxide. 1481 01:18:55,886 --> 01:18:59,640 What's more remarkable is that they're bauxite. 1482 01:18:59,806 --> 01:19:02,240 So they also contain aluminium. 1483 01:19:02,406 --> 01:19:04,795 Does that make them valuable? 1484 01:19:05,286 --> 01:19:08,039 They would be, if we found a major deposit. 1485 01:19:08,206 --> 01:19:10,401 I mean a lot. 1486 01:19:11,366 --> 01:19:14,881 I know the hills well, and I've never seen bigger ones. 1487 01:19:15,966 --> 01:19:20,084 They must have been washed down from far away, by the rain. 1488 01:19:50,886 --> 01:19:54,401 Would you be interested in the statue of a big snail? 1489 01:19:54,566 --> 01:19:57,797 Particularly as a statue of a snail WOULD be a rarity! 1490 01:19:57,966 --> 01:20:00,844 I have one... It's of a snail this big! 1491 01:20:01,006 --> 01:20:04,794 With drawings on the shell and the edge around the cap. 1492 01:20:04,966 --> 01:20:06,877 It does everything but talk! 1493 01:20:07,046 --> 01:20:10,163 That'd interest me very much... It's probably an ammonite fossil. 1494 01:20:10,326 --> 01:20:12,635 - Where is it? - Up there, near my goats. 1495 01:20:12,806 --> 01:20:15,639 I'd come down to check my traps. 1496 01:20:15,806 --> 01:20:20,038 - So you do set traps! - Of course...I've got to eat. 1497 01:20:20,206 --> 01:20:21,807 I'm going to sell my catch to the inn at Pichauris. 1498 01:20:21,807 --> 01:20:26,642 I get upset about the birds. My father used to like them a lot. 1499 01:20:27,086 --> 01:20:30,158 But he thought of rabbits as no better than rats. 1500 01:20:30,446 --> 01:20:32,375 I've got a trap here. 1501 01:20:47,726 --> 01:20:49,239 Not a very big one. 1502 01:20:49,406 --> 01:20:51,920 They're not very big around here, but they smell very nice. 1503 01:20:52,086 --> 01:20:55,158 I'm sure you'll like it... so it's for you. 1504 01:20:55,806 --> 01:20:57,876 You really want me to have it? 1505 01:20:58,046 --> 01:21:00,480 One can't refuse gifts from the poor! 1506 01:21:01,486 --> 01:21:04,558 And besides, despite what people have said... 1507 01:21:04,726 --> 01:21:06,796 ...we've never been poorer. 1508 01:21:06,966 --> 01:21:08,684 You're not poor when nothing is lacking. 1509 01:21:08,926 --> 01:21:11,121 How many traps to keep two people? 1510 01:21:11,366 --> 01:21:13,675 We also have our goats milk. 1511 01:21:13,846 --> 01:21:16,599 My mother makes some delicious cheese from it. 1512 01:21:16,766 --> 01:21:20,281 There's food in the hills... when you know how to find it. 1513 01:21:20,446 --> 01:21:23,643 In adventure novels, you read of berries and roots. 1514 01:21:23,886 --> 01:21:24,602 I've never tried. 1515 01:21:24,846 --> 01:21:28,316 When you eat olives, a nice rabbit stew... 1516 01:21:28,486 --> 01:21:30,124 some goats cheese with wild pear... 1517 01:21:30,286 --> 01:21:33,403 fig jam and a bunch of grapes... 1518 01:21:33,566 --> 01:21:36,558 ...you aren't the poorest there is. 1519 01:21:36,886 --> 01:21:38,319 Lots of people have less. 1520 01:21:39,206 --> 01:21:41,515 I need to reset my trap. 1521 01:21:45,686 --> 01:21:48,041 I only have 3 the same as this one. 1522 01:21:48,206 --> 01:21:50,322 - Are they expensive? - Yes. 1523 01:21:50,486 --> 01:21:52,795 That is, they're expensive for me. 1524 01:21:52,966 --> 01:21:55,526 210 francs at the Aubagne fair. 1525 01:21:56,286 --> 01:21:57,560 Other ones I steal. 1526 01:21:57,806 --> 01:22:00,195 That's not right... stealing traps! 1527 01:22:00,366 --> 01:22:01,515 I've stolen them from Ugolin. 1528 01:22:01,766 --> 01:22:05,315 I feel I could kill him... He probably thinks the same about me. 1529 01:22:05,566 --> 01:22:09,400 You feel that way about the man who stood up for you? 1530 01:22:09,646 --> 01:22:13,798 He's the filthiest creature in the world, a hypocrite, a liar, 1531 01:22:13,966 --> 01:22:15,922 ...a wild beast and a bastard! 1532 01:22:16,166 --> 01:22:18,202 I find this hatred rather mysterious. 1533 01:22:18,366 --> 01:22:20,322 It's better it stays a mystery. 1534 01:22:21,406 --> 01:22:22,395 There we are! 1535 01:22:24,006 --> 01:22:26,804 - I can't see a thing. - That's the way it should be. 1536 01:22:48,166 --> 01:22:52,318 How is it that Ugolin lives in the farm where you were born? 1537 01:22:52,486 --> 01:22:54,522 He bought it. 1538 01:22:54,686 --> 01:22:57,041 He said that he was a friend of your father's. 1539 01:22:57,566 --> 01:22:59,796 Yes...after his fashion. 1540 01:23:00,366 --> 01:23:03,119 See here how I have a swinging door. 1541 01:23:04,286 --> 01:23:06,959 They cost me nothing... I make them myself. 1542 01:23:08,206 --> 01:23:11,039 The ants have come and eaten my worm! 1543 01:23:11,206 --> 01:23:14,323 Otherwise I'd have caught a beautiful thrush. 1544 01:23:15,646 --> 01:23:17,841 These 3 sticks bring me luck. 1545 01:23:19,166 --> 01:23:21,885 My father made them. 1546 01:23:22,126 --> 01:23:24,196 People told me about your father, in the village. 1547 01:23:24,366 --> 01:23:28,200 According to them he was a very fine man, but rather mysterious. 1548 01:23:28,446 --> 01:23:30,402 Mysterious to those animals! 1549 01:23:31,046 --> 01:23:33,225 I'd rather not talk about it. 1550 01:23:33,225 --> 01:23:37,116 Anything I'd say would be nothing next to what he really was. 1551 01:23:43,126 --> 01:23:45,242 You couldn't imagine how handsome he was. 1552 01:23:46,206 --> 01:23:49,323 He had great big eyes, that always had a worried look. 1553 01:23:49,486 --> 01:23:53,320 Then suddenly they'd get a little glow... and he'd be laughing. 1554 01:23:53,966 --> 01:23:56,799 His teeth gleamed as if they were brand new. 1555 01:23:57,566 --> 01:23:59,557 When we had walnuts... 1556 01:23:59,886 --> 01:24:01,877 I used to steal them from Pondrane's... 1557 01:24:02,046 --> 01:24:04,560 But it wasn't really stealing, as no one else picked them. 1558 01:24:04,726 --> 01:24:07,798 Anyway...Papa cracked them open for Paul and all of us. 1559 01:24:09,126 --> 01:24:11,276 He wouldn't let US try to do the same. 1560 01:24:13,046 --> 01:24:14,399 Look at this tree... 1561 01:24:16,126 --> 01:24:17,764 Papa used to love it. 1562 01:24:19,086 --> 01:24:20,758 Can you imagine why? 1563 01:24:22,286 --> 01:24:26,484 Whenever he passed it, he said hello. It was green back then. 1564 01:24:26,966 --> 01:24:29,036 Would you believe it... 1565 01:24:29,206 --> 01:24:32,835 ...when Papa died, the tree died too. 1566 01:24:33,646 --> 01:24:35,876 Don't you think that's weird? 1567 01:24:37,646 --> 01:24:39,204 Certainly very strange. 1568 01:25:17,646 --> 01:25:20,479 Here's a drawing of my father. 1569 01:25:21,246 --> 01:25:24,158 It was when we were fetching water... that's me there. 1570 01:25:25,486 --> 01:25:27,602 None of you had any shoes? 1571 01:25:27,966 --> 01:25:31,800 We did wear them, but not when we were getting water. 1572 01:25:31,966 --> 01:25:36,642 We got it from the Romarins farm at Baume de Passe-Temps. 1573 01:25:36,806 --> 01:25:37,828 We had to go every day. 1574 01:25:37,828 --> 01:25:40,657 Our shoes wouldn't have lasted. 1575 01:25:40,657 --> 01:25:43,341 Even if we'd been well-off, we wouldn't have worn them. 1576 01:25:43,341 --> 01:25:45,442 Why did you have to go so far? 1577 01:25:45,686 --> 01:25:48,644 Because...there wasn't anything any closer. 1578 01:25:48,886 --> 01:25:50,120 What about the village fountain? 1579 01:25:50,120 --> 01:25:52,375 Yes, that was much closer... 1580 01:25:52,375 --> 01:25:55,958 Only we'd have to put up with seeing those ugly peasants. 1581 01:25:56,126 --> 01:25:59,516 And they could've made us pay for the water. 1582 01:25:59,686 --> 01:26:03,998 Passe-Temps was ours. The whole side of the gully is ours. 1583 01:26:04,166 --> 01:26:06,316 The land's worthless, but it's ours. 1584 01:26:06,566 --> 01:26:09,319 And the boy standing in front of you is your brother? 1585 01:26:09,486 --> 01:26:12,558 Yes...that's Paul...he's dead. 1586 01:26:12,726 --> 01:26:13,920 I know. 1587 01:26:14,606 --> 01:26:17,404 He died on his name-day...St Paul. 1588 01:26:17,566 --> 01:26:18,885 He was 15. 1589 01:26:19,806 --> 01:26:23,719 Where does Ugolin get his water from, for all his carnations? 1590 01:26:24,046 --> 01:26:27,880 - Not far away. - He's got a big tank? 1591 01:26:28,046 --> 01:26:30,958 Better than that... he's found a spring. 1592 01:26:31,126 --> 01:26:32,753 The one your father had spent so long looking for? 1593 01:26:32,753 --> 01:26:36,438 And Ugolin found it right off! 1594 01:26:38,646 --> 01:26:42,685 Here's the statue of the snail... Isn't it beautiful?! 1595 01:26:44,166 --> 01:26:47,761 That's certainly an ammonite fossil. It's magnificent. 1596 01:26:47,926 --> 01:26:50,963 I'll give it to the museum at the teacher's college... 1597 01:26:51,126 --> 01:26:52,611 My old headmaster will love it. 1598 01:26:52,611 --> 01:26:54,802 How will you carry it back to the village? 1599 01:26:54,966 --> 01:26:56,843 If it'll fit in my bag... 1600 01:26:57,566 --> 01:26:58,999 ...I'll be fine. 1601 01:27:01,126 --> 01:27:02,195 There we are! 1602 01:27:03,126 --> 01:27:04,479 Tell me... 1603 01:27:04,646 --> 01:27:07,956 Do you intend spending the rest of your life here in the hills. 1604 01:27:08,446 --> 01:27:09,720 That's what I'd like to do. 1605 01:27:09,886 --> 01:27:12,878 - All on your own? - You're never alone in the hills. 1606 01:27:13,046 --> 01:27:16,322 I have my goats, my donkey, and my dog. 1607 01:27:17,366 --> 01:27:20,915 I did have Baptistine... she was my only friend. 1608 01:27:22,126 --> 01:27:23,275 Did she die? 1609 01:27:23,446 --> 01:27:24,845 No, she's gone away. 1610 01:27:25,086 --> 01:27:26,155 Why? 1611 01:27:26,406 --> 01:27:30,399 She saw that the cemetery had tossed out her husband Giuseppe's grave. 1612 01:27:30,966 --> 01:27:33,036 Is such a crime legal? 1613 01:27:33,206 --> 01:27:36,403 It's a municipal regulation... which is worse than a crime. 1614 01:27:36,566 --> 01:27:38,158 All the worse for them.. it'll cost them dearly. 1615 01:27:38,326 --> 01:27:38,883 How? 1616 01:27:39,126 --> 01:27:42,038 Before she left, she put a curse on the village. 1617 01:27:43,126 --> 01:27:44,798 Do you believe that stuff?! 1618 01:27:44,966 --> 01:27:47,764 Maybe you'll come to believe it too. 1619 01:27:48,366 --> 01:27:52,359 An old woman's curse... to get the Good Lord's attention. 1620 01:27:53,366 --> 01:27:55,960 Tell me..if the village were to die... 1621 01:27:56,566 --> 01:27:57,763 ...would you lose your job? 1622 01:27:57,763 --> 01:28:00,316 Why would the village die?! 1623 01:28:00,726 --> 01:28:03,320 Are you going to be at the festival at the fountain tomorrow? 1624 01:28:03,806 --> 01:28:06,115 Of course. Won't you be coming? 1625 01:28:06,486 --> 01:28:10,035 I've never seen a festival... but I wouldn't mind going to that one. 1626 01:28:10,206 --> 01:28:12,037 What's stopping you? 1627 01:28:12,566 --> 01:28:13,885 What if they're nasty to me? 1628 01:28:14,046 --> 01:28:16,799 - Why would they be nasty? - You never can tell. 1629 01:28:17,046 --> 01:28:19,844 I'll be there...I'll make sure nothing happens to you. 1630 01:28:22,646 --> 01:28:25,206 - Is that the angelus bell? - Yes...for 7 o'clock. 1631 01:28:25,366 --> 01:28:27,800 Already?! I must get back. 1632 01:28:27,966 --> 01:28:30,355 I'm expecting a friend who's coming to dinner. 1633 01:28:30,526 --> 01:28:32,403 He's an agricultural engineer. 1634 01:28:32,566 --> 01:28:34,477 It may already be there, I'll cop a scolding from my mother. 1635 01:28:35,086 --> 01:28:36,405 She still scolds you?! 1636 01:28:36,806 --> 01:28:38,683 She sure does. What about yours? 1637 01:28:39,086 --> 01:28:40,121 Mine? No... 1638 01:28:40,286 --> 01:28:43,403 - Are you too grown-up? - No. 1639 01:28:43,726 --> 01:28:46,843 Since the death of my brother, she's become more childlike. 1640 01:28:48,366 --> 01:28:52,200 If you're in a hurry, I'll show you a shortcut. 1641 01:28:52,646 --> 01:28:53,795 Come on. 1642 01:29:14,526 --> 01:29:16,562 See?...There's the path. 1643 01:29:17,606 --> 01:29:19,881 - So I'll see you tomorrow? - Definitely. 1644 01:29:20,046 --> 01:29:22,640 - So...thanks. - See you. 1645 01:29:29,926 --> 01:29:32,918 Hey! You forgot your rabbit! 1646 01:29:35,286 --> 01:29:37,959 - Thanks...see you tomorrow. - See you. 1647 01:30:38,806 --> 01:30:43,004 There are Manon's goats... She can't be far. 1648 01:30:44,206 --> 01:30:45,798 Are you there, Manon? 1649 01:30:47,886 --> 01:30:50,958 If I hadn't seen your goats, I wouldn't have found you. 1650 01:30:51,126 --> 01:30:54,004 So that was you coming up from Garette Flat. 1651 01:30:54,166 --> 01:30:56,555 It must have been me... That's the way I came. 1652 01:30:56,726 --> 01:30:58,603 - You got here very quickly. - I was running. 1653 01:30:58,846 --> 01:31:01,565 Do you come this far up to set your traps? 1654 01:31:01,726 --> 01:31:03,125 Don't get mad... 1655 01:31:03,646 --> 01:31:06,399 I know it's your turf around here... 1656 01:31:06,566 --> 01:31:09,956 ...but don't think I was out to steal your birds. 1657 01:31:10,126 --> 01:31:13,801 I came up just for fun... I wanted to see your hill. 1658 01:31:13,966 --> 01:31:15,718 I thought, that with this wind... 1659 01:31:15,886 --> 01:31:19,117 ...there should be some wheatears on Pierre-Vieille ridge. 1660 01:31:19,286 --> 01:31:22,801 And I brought some traps to catch termites. 1661 01:31:22,966 --> 01:31:25,434 Some lovely red ones...look... 1662 01:31:26,206 --> 01:31:29,164 They're beautiful, Did you cut down an olive tree? 1663 01:31:30,406 --> 01:31:31,475 Who told you that? 1664 01:31:31,646 --> 01:31:34,035 The red termites live in the trunks of olive trees. 1665 01:31:34,206 --> 01:31:36,037 Yes...that's a fact. 1666 01:31:36,206 --> 01:31:38,925 So was it an olive tree at Romarin that you cut down? 1667 01:31:39,086 --> 01:31:40,519 - Yes. - Which one? 1668 01:31:40,686 --> 01:31:43,405 The one in the middle of the field... right in the middle. 1669 01:31:44,086 --> 01:31:46,202 My brother and I had... 1670 01:31:46,366 --> 01:31:49,802 ...made a sort of nest between the big branches. 1671 01:31:49,966 --> 01:31:52,321 There are still bits of wire there. 1672 01:31:52,486 --> 01:31:53,919 That'd be right. 1673 01:31:54,726 --> 01:31:56,318 Bits of wire...and nails. 1674 01:31:56,486 --> 01:31:59,398 No! There weren't any nails! 1675 01:32:00,126 --> 01:32:02,481 You don't put nails in an olive tree. 1676 01:32:02,806 --> 01:32:04,762 But they hold well... I often make use of them. 1677 01:32:04,926 --> 01:32:08,714 Some people would stick them anywhere... even in the hands of Our Lord. 1678 01:32:10,806 --> 01:32:14,401 If I'd known that you were fond of it, I wouldn't have cut it down. 1679 01:32:14,566 --> 01:32:18,957 But it was half-dead anyway... in the middle of my carnations. 1680 01:32:19,126 --> 01:32:20,923 But if I'd known, I wouldn't have cut it down. 1681 01:32:21,086 --> 01:32:23,475 Why not? You own it...it's your farm! 1682 01:32:23,646 --> 01:32:27,639 - You bought it. - I know...at the auction! 1683 01:32:28,846 --> 01:32:30,325 You've destroyed part of my heritage. 1684 01:32:30,486 --> 01:32:32,317 It was an honest mistake. 1685 01:32:32,486 --> 01:32:35,842 Your mother's potty... I haven't spoken to her. 1686 01:32:36,006 --> 01:32:39,885 Anyone would think that I tried to profit from her craziness. 1687 01:32:40,046 --> 01:32:42,958 It was an honest auction... no one tried to bad-mouth the property... 1688 01:32:43,126 --> 01:32:46,850 ...it sold for what it was worth. - Oh, you acted SO honestly! 1689 01:32:47,086 --> 01:32:49,998 Nice to hear you say so. Like this morning... 1690 01:32:50,166 --> 01:32:52,555 ...when that pockmarked girl told me that the police had captured you... 1691 01:32:52,726 --> 01:32:54,762 ...and I left my carnations to defend you... 1692 01:32:54,926 --> 01:32:56,723 What did I say about the melons? 1693 01:32:56,966 --> 01:32:58,877 That really surprised me! 1694 01:32:59,246 --> 01:33:00,759 And it made you happy. 1695 01:33:01,006 --> 01:33:04,442 The teacher might be a great speaker, but if I'd put in a complaint 1696 01:33:04,606 --> 01:33:05,595 ...he wouldn't have been able to save you. 1697 01:33:05,846 --> 01:33:08,121 So weren't those things true, that you said for me. 1698 01:33:08,286 --> 01:33:09,036 Yes, they were true. 1699 01:33:09,286 --> 01:33:11,959 But I could easily have said just the opposite! 1700 01:33:12,126 --> 01:33:14,037 If I'd wanted, I could 've... 1701 01:33:14,286 --> 01:33:17,562 Yes, you could have made things even worse for me! 1702 01:33:18,406 --> 01:33:20,237 How have I made things bad for you? 1703 01:33:21,886 --> 01:33:24,002 Manon, you're talking nonsense! 1704 01:33:24,166 --> 01:33:26,077 You'll see whether I've done the wrong thing by you... 1705 01:33:26,246 --> 01:33:27,565 It wasn't true about the traps... 1706 01:33:27,726 --> 01:33:29,557 I was kidding... It was a joke.. 1707 01:33:29,726 --> 01:33:30,875 Like with the melons. 1708 01:33:31,046 --> 01:33:33,514 I brought these traps for you to have them. 1709 01:33:33,686 --> 01:33:37,315 One day you pinched 2 of them. You thought I wouldn't notice, didn't you?! 1710 01:33:37,486 --> 01:33:38,805 But I didn't say anything. 1711 01:33:38,966 --> 01:33:41,321 I thought: "She's too poor to buy any." 1712 01:33:41,486 --> 01:33:43,317 That's why I bought those. 1713 01:33:43,486 --> 01:33:47,479 There are 27 on Garette Ridge. There's 6. 1714 01:33:49,446 --> 01:33:50,879 You don't want them? 1715 01:33:51,046 --> 01:33:52,798 Too bad...I'll leave them anyway. 1716 01:33:54,126 --> 01:33:56,196 I must tell you something serious! 1717 01:33:56,366 --> 01:33:57,845 Leave me alone! 1718 01:33:58,486 --> 01:34:00,761 It's strange how you're afraid of me. 1719 01:34:01,286 --> 01:34:03,322 Even when you were a little girl... 1720 01:34:03,486 --> 01:34:06,398 ...I wanted to put you on my knee... but you never wanted to. 1721 01:34:06,566 --> 01:34:09,558 Now you should be able to understand that I'm your friend. 1722 01:34:09,726 --> 01:34:11,796 I lent some money to your father. 1723 01:34:11,966 --> 01:34:15,402 - I know...when my brother was sick. - A lot of money! 1724 01:34:15,566 --> 01:34:19,115 - 21,000 francs. - Around that, with interest. 1725 01:34:19,286 --> 01:34:21,800 For me it was a lot. It was all I had. 1726 01:34:21,966 --> 01:34:25,322 It was an inheritance from my uncle, who'd been a "Cicada". 1727 01:34:25,486 --> 01:34:27,875 You had an uncle who liked cicadas? 1728 01:34:28,046 --> 01:34:30,640 As I understand it, he'd been a soldier in Africa... 1729 01:34:30,806 --> 01:34:33,639 ...and the used to fry cicadas and eat them. 1730 01:34:33,806 --> 01:34:36,115 Fried up by the pan-full, it was very good. 1731 01:34:36,286 --> 01:34:40,325 You must understand that I had to get that money repaid somehow. 1732 01:34:40,486 --> 01:34:43,922 And you took a fancy to the Romarin farm. 1733 01:34:44,366 --> 01:34:47,597 Yes, I liked it. You can't reproach me for that! 1734 01:34:49,006 --> 01:34:51,804 Understand, it was the best way to sort it out. 1735 01:34:51,966 --> 01:34:54,975 I've retiled the roof...all new tiles. 1736 01:34:55,010 --> 01:34:58,839 I replaced the door and the shutters and pruned back the wild grapes. 1737 01:35:03,686 --> 01:35:08,043 It was all so beautiful Papet thought I must be getting married. 1738 01:35:08,486 --> 01:35:10,204 But why not? 1739 01:35:10,366 --> 01:35:13,278 What is so pretty, is the carnations. They're still just cuttings... 1740 01:35:13,446 --> 01:35:15,880 ...but in 3 months they'll be in full flower. 1741 01:35:16,046 --> 01:35:18,514 The flowers are so graceful... and the returns are so good! 1742 01:35:18,686 --> 01:35:20,881 Do you know how much I earned last year? 1743 01:35:21,046 --> 01:35:21,956 I couldn't care. 1744 01:35:22,206 --> 01:35:25,198 Perhaps you should care! 1745 01:35:25,366 --> 01:35:28,199 630,000 francs... And that was my first year! 1746 01:35:28,366 --> 01:35:31,119 I'll put the money into new plantings... 1747 01:35:31,286 --> 01:35:34,039 And I'm sure I can more than double it! 1748 01:35:34,206 --> 01:35:36,720 Perhaps a million and a half... even two. 1749 01:35:36,886 --> 01:35:38,114 Bully for you! 1750 01:35:38,286 --> 01:35:42,438 I'm just trying to point out that the farm hasn't been neglected! 1751 01:35:42,606 --> 01:35:44,722 What would you and your mother have done with it? 1752 01:35:44,886 --> 01:35:46,444 Certainly not made a million and a half. 1753 01:35:46,606 --> 01:35:48,403 And still I'm robbed! 1754 01:35:48,566 --> 01:35:52,923 Carnations are sold in bunches, wrapped in pretty paper. 1755 01:35:53,086 --> 01:35:55,202 Of course, I don't know how to do that. 1756 01:35:55,366 --> 01:35:58,403 I sell them in bundles, so they pay me less. 1757 01:35:58,566 --> 01:35:59,999 Oh, I feel so sorry for you! 1758 01:36:00,166 --> 01:36:02,919 Wrapping the bunches is a woman's job. 1759 01:36:03,086 --> 01:36:07,876 If you long for the farm... If you'd like to come back with your mother... 1760 01:36:08,046 --> 01:36:09,957 ...you could help me. 1761 01:36:11,006 --> 01:36:13,361 Now I see why you've come up here! 1762 01:36:13,526 --> 01:36:15,835 You need servants! 1763 01:36:16,006 --> 01:36:18,839 No-no-no... Don't take it like that! 1764 01:36:19,006 --> 01:36:22,043 If you like... You wouldn't be a servant. 1765 01:36:22,206 --> 01:36:23,002 What would I be? 1766 01:36:23,246 --> 01:36:24,679 The mistress of the house. 1767 01:36:24,846 --> 01:36:27,804 You'll be in charge... and I shall love you. 1768 01:36:28,166 --> 01:36:30,521 Your mother could just look after the kitchen. 1769 01:36:30,686 --> 01:36:33,405 When I go back, I'll talk with the priest and the mayor. 1770 01:36:33,566 --> 01:36:36,126 I wouldn't give a damn what anyone else said! 1771 01:36:36,286 --> 01:36:39,437 Even if you WERE a witch.. I'd take you as you are! 1772 01:36:39,606 --> 01:36:41,005 A million and a half, this year. 1773 01:36:41,246 --> 01:36:44,477 YOU?! You expect me to marry YOU?! 1774 01:36:45,206 --> 01:36:48,755 Yes of course! What's so strange about that?! 1775 01:36:48,926 --> 01:36:51,998 You were born here like me... you belong even more than me! 1776 01:36:52,166 --> 01:36:55,031 You're a native of these hills like a gerbil or a wren. 1777 01:36:56,046 --> 01:36:58,719 Do you want to go to town? That's not it is it? 1778 01:36:58,886 --> 01:37:00,638 - What do you know about it? - Come off it! 1779 01:37:02,627 --> 01:37:04,533 What are you going to do with your crazy mother? 1780 01:37:04,806 --> 01:37:07,957 While, at my place, your place... OUR place... 1781 01:37:08,126 --> 01:37:10,799 ...she'd be living amongst flowers... and she'd get better. 1782 01:37:10,966 --> 01:37:12,957 Flowers are good for crazy people. 1783 01:37:13,126 --> 01:37:16,118 So go and sniff yours! It'll do you good! 1784 01:37:16,286 --> 01:37:19,119 Why do you talk like that? Do you think I'm stupid? 1785 01:37:19,486 --> 01:37:21,556 There's one thing that bothers me... 1786 01:37:22,686 --> 01:37:25,041 I have a strong desire to kiss you. 1787 01:37:25,206 --> 01:37:26,878 I have it all the time. 1788 01:37:27,646 --> 01:37:30,922 Watch yourself... There's still blood on this stick! 1789 01:37:43,246 --> 01:37:46,477 Don't be afraid... I won't touch you... 1790 01:37:46,886 --> 01:37:49,241 The truth is just that I love you! 1791 01:37:49,486 --> 01:37:51,477 That makes me feel sick! 1792 01:37:51,646 --> 01:37:52,920 That's not true! 1793 01:37:53,166 --> 01:37:55,726 You're just playing silly games... like your goats. 1794 01:37:55,886 --> 01:37:58,002 But I'm being serious... I love you! 1795 01:37:58,166 --> 01:38:00,236 It's me who's shouting it to the countryside. 1796 01:38:00,886 --> 01:38:03,446 Don't do it any more... It scares me. 1797 01:38:03,606 --> 01:38:07,724 It makes me feel good... I can't help myself. 1798 01:38:07,886 --> 01:38:09,604 I've felt this for a long time. 1799 01:38:09,846 --> 01:38:12,565 It was at Escaoupr�s, after the big storm. 1800 01:38:12,726 --> 01:38:14,557 I was hidden in the bushes... 1801 01:38:14,726 --> 01:38:17,365 ...and I saw you bathing in puddles of rain. 1802 01:38:17,526 --> 01:38:21,519 You were 13...and naked! I left before I got into trouble. 1803 01:38:21,766 --> 01:38:24,803 It's disgusting to ogle little girls! 1804 01:38:25,046 --> 01:38:27,799 I was there for thrushes... I didn't mean to be. 1805 01:38:28,046 --> 01:38:30,606 - You're a dirty old man! - No I'm not! 1806 01:38:30,846 --> 01:38:32,882 I'm not old! I'm 39. 1807 01:38:33,046 --> 01:38:37,437 I'm easy to get on with. And I have no other mouths to feed. 1808 01:38:37,606 --> 01:38:39,642 My grandparents are dead. 1809 01:38:39,806 --> 01:38:43,401 My mother hung herself...my father hung himself before the war. 1810 01:38:43,566 --> 01:38:44,555 Nobody! 1811 01:38:44,726 --> 01:38:47,718 Papet is my uncle... He's rich. 1812 01:38:47,886 --> 01:38:52,277 He'll leave everything to me. He's fond of me. And he doesn't have long to live. 1813 01:38:52,446 --> 01:38:56,803 We'll have his house and million worth of carnations for you! 1814 01:38:56,966 --> 01:39:00,720 For YOU...for God's sake... because I love you! 1815 01:39:02,286 --> 01:39:05,403 It's not me who's replying... it's the echo! 1816 01:39:06,006 --> 01:39:11,319 Please just tell me one thing... What would make you happy? 1817 01:39:12,046 --> 01:39:15,038 Shave off your moustache... after that, we'll see. 1818 01:39:15,206 --> 01:39:17,595 What a great idea!... Why didn't you say so earlier? 1819 01:39:19,046 --> 01:39:21,162 I'll shave off my moustache. 1820 01:39:21,326 --> 01:39:24,045 Tomorrow ar the water festival, I'll do even better. 1821 01:39:24,206 --> 01:39:26,481 You'll see me dressed in my Sunday best. 1822 01:39:26,646 --> 01:39:30,161 You've never seen me in my jacket with the belted back. 1823 01:39:30,326 --> 01:39:33,284 You're going to have to look twice to recognise me. 1824 01:39:33,526 --> 01:39:36,359 Any change can only be for the better! 1825 01:39:38,286 --> 01:39:42,199 When you see me, I want an answer right away. 1826 01:39:42,366 --> 01:39:44,755 So it's agreed... You'll give me a reply tomorrow? 1827 01:39:44,926 --> 01:39:49,477 Not so fast! When the carnations are in flower! 1828 01:39:49,646 --> 01:39:53,434 That's another good idea... That'll be even nicer! 1829 01:39:55,086 --> 01:39:59,204 Above all...when you see me, don't talk to me. 1830 01:39:59,366 --> 01:40:04,520 We have to keep our secret. I won't say a word to anyone. 1831 01:40:04,686 --> 01:40:08,315 Goodbye my love... I'll run now, and water your millions! 1832 01:40:08,486 --> 01:40:10,636 After that, I'll shave off my moustache. 1833 01:40:10,806 --> 01:40:13,604 I love you! 1834 01:40:39,446 --> 01:40:41,323 None of this is worth a damn. 1835 01:40:41,966 --> 01:40:45,402 If it's just that you want to send it to the museum in your old school.... 1836 01:40:45,566 --> 01:40:48,478 ...perhaps you should include some cobblestones... 1837 01:40:48,646 --> 01:40:50,955 ...or some road-gravel! 1838 01:40:51,286 --> 01:40:53,481 That's a let-down! 1839 01:40:53,646 --> 01:40:56,001 Wait, though... I've something else to show you. 1840 01:41:02,806 --> 01:41:04,000 An ammonite. 1841 01:41:05,086 --> 01:41:07,316 From a mineralogical point of view... worth nothing. 1842 01:41:08,566 --> 01:41:10,477 But very spectacular. 1843 01:41:11,206 --> 01:41:13,640 But whereabouts did you find THAT!? 1844 01:41:13,806 --> 01:41:16,718 The shepherdess in the hills gave it to me. 1845 01:41:17,126 --> 01:41:19,879 The one who bashes up the village boys? 1846 01:41:20,366 --> 01:41:22,084 Your mother told me. 1847 01:41:25,046 --> 01:41:26,559 This is very interesting. 1848 01:41:28,206 --> 01:41:30,959 It's worth 1,000 or 2,000 a ton. 1849 01:41:31,806 --> 01:41:34,559 Where did your shepherdess find it? 1850 01:41:34,726 --> 01:41:39,356 In a torrent bed on Escaoupr�s that only runs when it rains. 1851 01:41:39,526 --> 01:41:42,677 And did you see any layers or outcrops? 1852 01:41:43,286 --> 01:41:45,595 At first glance, it looks if it may be valuable. 1853 01:41:45,766 --> 01:41:49,042 I'll get an electro-chemical analysis. 1854 01:41:49,206 --> 01:41:52,881 So you're already exchanging gifts with this shepherdess? 1855 01:41:53,046 --> 01:41:56,118 No...just a lawyer's honorarium! 1856 01:41:56,286 --> 01:41:59,596 She might have offered you something softer than stones. 1857 01:41:59,766 --> 01:42:03,042 Maybe she did, but you're being discrete! 1858 01:42:03,206 --> 01:42:05,925 Mr Massicard!... You do have some funny ideas! 1859 01:42:06,086 --> 01:42:09,317 She's cute, but she's like a wild animal. 1860 01:42:09,486 --> 01:42:12,239 - She can jump like a goat! - You've seen her? 1861 01:42:12,406 --> 01:42:15,876 I saw her leave at lunchtime... She went by under our window. 1862 01:42:16,046 --> 01:42:18,958 - She was running and dancing at the same time. - Interesting. 1863 01:42:19,126 --> 01:42:22,801 - I guess your boy has something better in the village! - Come off it! 1864 01:42:23,046 --> 01:42:23,876 Is that the case? 1865 01:42:24,126 --> 01:42:27,084 No, I'm afraid... I work too hard. 1866 01:42:27,326 --> 01:42:27,963 Doing what? 1867 01:42:28,126 --> 01:42:30,242 College professorship. 1868 01:42:31,846 --> 01:42:36,317 - Meanwhile, village schoolteacher... - Especially in this part of the world. 1869 01:42:36,486 --> 01:42:40,798 I came on foot from Aix. Not a village, not a farm! 1870 01:42:40,966 --> 01:42:44,038 What wasn't stones was rocks! 1871 01:42:44,206 --> 01:42:46,322 Will come into the village with me this evening? 1872 01:42:46,486 --> 01:42:47,714 No, I don't think so. 1873 01:42:47,886 --> 01:42:51,117 Tomorrow there's a big festival... The 50th anniversary of the fountain. 1874 01:42:51,286 --> 01:42:54,198 - A big water festival! - Good reason for a festival. 1875 01:42:54,366 --> 01:42:57,278 Without that spring... And your shepherdess will be there. 1876 01:42:57,446 --> 01:43:00,404 I doubt it...maybe. 1877 01:43:00,566 --> 01:43:05,117 What if you find her attractive? Kings have married shepherdesses! 1878 01:43:05,286 --> 01:43:08,358 Those kings could usually afford a couple of them! 1879 01:43:18,646 --> 01:43:20,159 Have you ever seen such a crowd?! 1880 01:43:22,886 --> 01:43:24,319 Lots of them! 1881 01:43:24,566 --> 01:43:28,195 I'm wondering if I've got enough beer and lemonade. 1882 01:43:51,646 --> 01:43:53,477 Who is this gentleman? 1883 01:43:53,646 --> 01:43:56,718 It's Ugolin! Ugolin, what's happened to you? 1884 01:43:56,886 --> 01:43:58,638 Good heavens! 1885 01:43:58,806 --> 01:44:01,001 Gracious!...Are you in love? 1886 01:44:02,126 --> 01:44:04,686 Would it be so strange, if I were in love? 1887 01:44:04,846 --> 01:44:06,882 Didn't she like your moustache? 1888 01:44:07,046 --> 01:44:10,880 Don't start making rude remarks about my wearing cologne. 1889 01:44:11,046 --> 01:44:14,561 My moustache caught fire from my cigarette, and I shaved it off. 1890 01:44:14,726 --> 01:44:16,079 Don't you think it suits me? 1891 01:44:16,246 --> 01:44:20,034 - You look like an American. - Or an unfrocked priest. 1892 01:44:20,286 --> 01:44:22,322 I think he looks younger. 1893 01:44:22,566 --> 01:44:26,115 Enough of that...stop looking at me... You'll make me blush. 1894 01:44:26,286 --> 01:44:27,765 Hasn't the festival started? 1895 01:44:28,006 --> 01:44:30,042 We're waiting for Mr Belloiseau. 1896 01:44:30,286 --> 01:44:32,800 It's odd that he should be making the speech. 1897 01:44:32,966 --> 01:44:34,240 Why? 1898 01:44:34,406 --> 01:44:37,125 - He's deaf! - Deaf but not dumb. 1899 01:44:37,286 --> 01:44:40,323 He's making the speech... He doesn't have to listen to it! 1900 01:44:40,486 --> 01:44:41,885 What's the collar and tie for? 1901 01:44:42,126 --> 01:44:44,276 - I'll put them on at the last minute. - When? 1902 01:44:44,446 --> 01:44:46,437 When everyone's here, and it starts. 1903 01:44:46,606 --> 01:44:48,801 That's a nice carnation you have. 1904 01:44:50,286 --> 01:44:53,403 It's my first for the year. First of many! 1905 01:44:53,566 --> 01:44:55,921 I've always been fascinated by these. 1906 01:44:56,086 --> 01:44:59,999 One minute they're like a blade of grass...and then this. 1907 01:45:00,166 --> 01:45:01,599 How do they stand the heat? 1908 01:45:01,766 --> 01:45:04,997 They're next to my spring.. so they're well-watered. 1909 01:45:05,246 --> 01:45:07,680 If he'd had a spring... the hunchback wouldn't have died. 1910 01:45:11,966 --> 01:45:14,719 Gentlemen... Are we ready to start the festival? 1911 01:45:14,966 --> 01:45:19,482 We're waiting on the little girls chorus. 1912 01:45:19,646 --> 01:45:21,284 The little...girls... 1913 01:45:21,446 --> 01:45:24,006 ...chorus...the choir! 1914 01:45:24,926 --> 01:45:26,962 Thank you...never between meals. 1915 01:46:32,126 --> 01:46:37,883 It is certain, that when Ernest Colombe first came to this part of the world, 1916 01:46:38,126 --> 01:46:42,916 ...the local peasants, your fathers and grandfathers... 1917 01:46:43,086 --> 01:46:45,554 ...did not make him very welcome. 1918 01:46:45,726 --> 01:46:50,720 In these parched hills, the people lived a hard life. 1919 01:46:50,886 --> 01:46:55,596 They lived on chickpeas, olives and almonds... 1920 01:46:55,766 --> 01:46:59,281 ...and their main vegetable was dandelion leaves... 1921 01:46:59,446 --> 01:47:02,643 ...that they chewed on with pleasure... 1922 01:47:02,806 --> 01:47:06,435 ...before grazing on the roots at the cemetery. 1923 01:47:07,526 --> 01:47:09,403 He speaks well! 1924 01:47:09,566 --> 01:47:11,921 Pity he can't hear what he's saying. 1925 01:47:12,166 --> 01:47:15,954 The bitterness of their existence came out in their character. 1926 01:47:16,126 --> 01:47:19,436 So Mr Colombe was not well regarded. 1927 01:47:19,606 --> 01:47:23,042 He was known as "The Parisian", even though he came from Marseilles. 1928 01:47:23,206 --> 01:47:25,879 He was disliked for his cheap cigars... 1929 01:47:26,046 --> 01:47:29,482 ...for not speaking Proven�al... ...and for being very deaf. 1930 01:47:30,126 --> 01:47:34,324 The latter two criticisms could have been fused into one. 1931 01:47:34,566 --> 01:47:39,356 Indeed...what's the of hearing what we can't understand? 1932 01:47:40,046 --> 01:47:42,401 Look...the pipe's coughing! 1933 01:47:43,006 --> 01:47:43,937 What's it trying to say? 1934 01:47:43,937 --> 01:47:47,604 It seems he was able to win the friendship of two poachers... 1935 01:47:47,846 --> 01:47:50,644 ...Pique-Bouffigue and Ratapenade... 1936 01:47:50,806 --> 01:47:53,957 ...by giving them a duplicate key to his cellar. 1937 01:47:54,126 --> 01:47:58,836 His body was brought to the cemetery by these two village celebrities... 1938 01:47:59,006 --> 01:48:02,316 ...who stopped every 10 metres, to drink a toast over the coffin... 1939 01:48:02,486 --> 01:48:05,523 ...according to the expressed wishes of the deceased. 1940 01:48:05,686 --> 01:48:10,316 But, on returning from the funeral, which almost no one had attended... 1941 01:48:10,566 --> 01:48:14,002 ...the mayor was visited by the notary of Aubagne... 1942 01:48:14,246 --> 01:48:16,202 ...who'd ridden over on a mule... 1943 01:48:16,366 --> 01:48:19,358 ...and gave him a letter and a canvas bag. 1944 01:48:19,726 --> 01:48:20,600 The letter says: 1945 01:48:21,618 --> 01:48:25,278 These morons did not like me... 1946 01:48:24,526 --> 01:48:26,118 ...while I was living. 1947 01:48:26,286 --> 01:48:31,406 I want to force them to bless me after my death. 1948 01:48:31,566 --> 01:48:34,956 I leave my Perdrix spring to the municipality... 1949 01:48:35,126 --> 01:48:37,924 ....and 1,000 gold louis for the installation of a pipe... 1950 01:48:38,286 --> 01:48:42,359 ...to take the water to a fountain in the village square. 1951 01:48:42,606 --> 01:48:45,882 The 1,000 louis were in the bag. 1952 01:48:46,806 --> 01:48:48,205 There are none left. 1953 01:48:48,526 --> 01:48:51,438 But the fountain is there. 1954 01:48:51,886 --> 01:48:53,319 Is it flowing properly, now? 1955 01:48:53,566 --> 01:48:55,045 It's just being emotional. 1956 01:48:55,286 --> 01:48:59,325 Ernest Colombe...you have been the exterminator of the chickpea!... 1957 01:48:59,486 --> 01:49:04,606 ...you've replaced the wretched dandelion with fresh vegetables. 1958 01:49:04,846 --> 01:49:09,237 You've more than doubled the number and weight of tomatoes. 1959 01:49:09,406 --> 01:49:13,558 ...you've inflated, from beyond the grave... 1960 01:49:13,726 --> 01:49:16,479 ...the purple skin of our aubergines. 1961 01:49:16,646 --> 01:49:20,764 You've stretched out the juicy pods of our melons... 1962 01:49:21,006 --> 01:49:26,763 ...and your posthumous enthusiasm animates the subterranean wanderings... 1963 01:49:26,926 --> 01:49:29,156 ...of the enterprising Jerusalem artichokes. 1964 01:49:29,726 --> 01:49:32,684 Where would our village be, without you? 1965 01:49:32,926 --> 01:49:38,239 We'd be nourished by that goat-food known as chickpeas... 1966 01:49:38,406 --> 01:49:40,795 ...with yellow skin and floury lips... 1967 01:49:40,966 --> 01:49:45,198 ...our faces greenish from the dandelion leaves... 1968 01:49:45,366 --> 01:49:49,279 ...our teeth chipped from cracking nut shells... 1969 01:49:49,446 --> 01:49:51,596 ...barely strengthened by that thin excretion 1970 01:49:51,766 --> 01:49:55,156 ...oozing from the soft udders of capric beasts... 1971 01:49:55,326 --> 01:49:57,601 I'm talking about goats milk! 1972 01:49:57,766 --> 01:49:58,971 We'd be nourished too, by silent phantoms... 1973 01:49:58,971 --> 01:50:01,615 ...quivering with greed and hatred... 1974 01:50:01,615 --> 01:50:05,044 ...as we crossed the dusty streets... 1975 01:50:05,206 --> 01:50:09,324 ...and exchange, instead of the normal greetings... 1976 01:50:09,486 --> 01:50:14,196 ...roars of rage and despair. 1977 01:50:15,446 --> 01:50:18,961 So thank you for this nourishing liquid... 1978 01:50:19,366 --> 01:50:24,281 ...who's sound, amplified by our ears... 1979 01:50:24,526 --> 01:50:26,721 ...is such a joy to hear. 1980 01:50:26,966 --> 01:50:29,844 Thank you for its liquidity... 1981 01:50:30,006 --> 01:50:35,319 ...thank you for its clarity... thank you for its freshness. 1982 01:50:35,566 --> 01:50:39,605 - Philox�ne, look! - Who's responsible? Where's Ange?! 1983 01:50:39,766 --> 01:50:41,643 - I'm here! - Did you turn off the water? 1984 01:50:41,886 --> 01:50:44,320 - I haven't turned it off! - Maybe some kids did it. 1985 01:50:44,566 --> 01:50:45,965 I'll go check. 1986 01:50:46,126 --> 01:50:47,605 The water 'll come back. 1987 01:50:47,846 --> 01:50:50,804 Can't be sure. What do you think's happened? 1988 01:50:51,286 --> 01:50:52,514 Who can tell? 1989 01:50:53,166 --> 01:50:54,963 But if he found himself... 1990 01:50:55,486 --> 01:50:57,397 Maybe someone's playing a trick on us. 1991 01:50:57,646 --> 01:50:59,364 We mustn't panic. 1992 01:50:59,526 --> 01:51:02,040 I've ordered 200 bottles of beer and lemonade. 1993 01:51:02,206 --> 01:51:03,036 Do you understand? 1994 01:51:03,206 --> 01:51:06,437 I don't think it's a trick. The pipe's blocked. 1995 01:51:06,686 --> 01:51:10,315 Thanks to you, Ernest Colombe... Let me see... 1996 01:51:13,126 --> 01:51:15,720 It's clear, but nothing's coming through. 1997 01:51:15,886 --> 01:51:17,205 Mother of God! 1998 01:51:17,366 --> 01:51:20,881 The spring has stopped flowing! 1999 01:51:21,046 --> 01:51:22,798 - In your field? - Let's go to the spring! 2000 01:51:22,966 --> 01:51:26,003 - I was up there since this morning. - Before the start? 2001 01:51:26,166 --> 01:51:29,238 That doesn't matter... I was near the concrete pond. 2002 01:51:29,406 --> 01:51:31,476 All of a sudden, I didn't hear the sound of running water. 2003 01:51:31,726 --> 01:51:33,318 The water coming out of the rocks? 2004 01:51:33,486 --> 01:51:35,238 Our pipe runs out of the concrete pond. 2005 01:51:35,406 --> 01:51:37,920 I watched for a while, the water is not returning. 2006 01:51:38,166 --> 01:51:40,396 If it lasts 8 days, can you imagine the disaster? 2007 01:51:40,646 --> 01:51:41,681 Just don't panic! 2008 01:51:41,846 --> 01:51:44,963 It could be blocked with soil or toads. 2009 01:51:45,126 --> 01:51:48,562 What about my tomatoes? Can you imagine what it'll cost me?! 2010 01:51:48,726 --> 01:51:51,399 And my strawberries that I haven't watered yet! 2011 01:51:51,566 --> 01:51:54,876 Pardon the language, but... 2012 01:51:55,486 --> 01:51:57,397 "Some arsehole is responsible." 2013 01:51:57,646 --> 01:52:00,479 Let's just calm down! The water will come back. 2014 01:52:00,646 --> 01:52:02,159 Your lemonade will be off. 2015 01:52:02,406 --> 01:52:05,716 - Has it stopped for good? - It'll come back! 2016 01:52:05,966 --> 01:52:07,285 Fortunately, I have mine. 2017 01:52:07,526 --> 01:52:08,879 Are you sure you have it? 2018 01:52:09,126 --> 01:52:12,402 I watered just before lunch... I'm positive. 2019 01:52:12,646 --> 01:52:13,920 At lunchtime it was flowing fine. 2020 01:52:14,166 --> 01:52:15,394 I assure you it was. 2021 01:52:15,566 --> 01:52:19,878 Your spring is on the same path which goes from Perdrix to the fountain. 2022 01:52:20,046 --> 01:52:20,683 So what? 2023 01:52:20,846 --> 01:52:23,599 If this one's dead, yours might be in trouble. 2024 01:52:23,766 --> 01:52:25,563 Mother of God... My carnations! 2025 01:52:25,726 --> 01:52:27,842 Are you sure it's the same spring? 2026 01:52:28,006 --> 01:52:30,201 No...but it sure made him run! 2027 01:52:30,446 --> 01:52:33,244 The pride of the village turns to indignation. 2028 01:52:33,886 --> 01:52:35,638 Blow into it. 2029 01:52:35,806 --> 01:52:39,355 You shouldn't blow... 2030 01:52:39,526 --> 01:52:41,482 ...you should suck. 2031 01:52:41,646 --> 01:52:44,718 But this isn't the place to try and fix it! 2032 01:52:44,886 --> 01:52:48,561 It's at the spring! Come on...up to the spring! 2033 01:52:50,526 --> 01:52:55,725 She does not have the cheekiness of aerated water... 2034 01:52:55,886 --> 01:52:58,798 ...whose bottle contains 3 dozens burps. 2035 01:52:59,046 --> 01:53:02,436 It is water from the sky which gushes forth... 2036 01:53:02,606 --> 01:53:04,198 ...a crystal liquid... 2037 01:53:04,366 --> 01:53:07,563 ...through the shining copper tube... 2038 01:53:07,726 --> 01:53:12,143 ..to pour out health and wealth. 2039 01:53:13,446 --> 01:53:14,799 And now... 2040 01:53:15,046 --> 01:53:17,002 But what's going on?! 2041 01:53:18,646 --> 01:53:20,796 - Is it a bet? - It's had it! 2042 01:53:21,046 --> 01:53:24,243 A speaker can't be treated like this! 2043 01:53:24,486 --> 01:53:26,477 Whe turn off the water, you cut out my effects. 2044 01:53:26,646 --> 01:53:30,525 It must be turned on immediately! I order you to turn it on. 2045 01:53:30,686 --> 01:53:34,395 I finish with a poem which goes... "Flow, flow, blessed spring... 2046 01:53:34,566 --> 01:53:36,318 "Flow now and forever." 2047 01:53:36,566 --> 01:53:38,682 I command you to turn it back on! 2048 01:53:39,286 --> 01:53:41,754 It's had it! There's only air coming out! 2049 01:53:42,046 --> 01:53:43,718 The spring's dried up! 2050 01:53:43,966 --> 01:53:45,399 And the reason? 2051 01:53:45,646 --> 01:53:46,635 I know the reason. 2052 01:53:46,886 --> 01:53:47,636 What is it? 2053 01:53:47,886 --> 01:53:49,160 - I know. - Me too. 2054 01:53:49,406 --> 01:53:52,159 Would you please explain what you're talking about! 2055 01:53:52,406 --> 01:53:54,124 We need to open his eyes. 2056 01:53:54,286 --> 01:53:56,322 - That one there is the cause of it. - What do you mean by that? 2057 01:53:56,486 --> 01:53:58,044 If you know something, say so! 2058 01:53:58,206 --> 01:54:00,242 Since that jinx has been here... 2059 01:54:00,406 --> 01:54:03,318 ...she hasn't taken her eyes off the fountain. 2060 01:54:03,486 --> 01:54:05,204 That's quite right... I was watching her! 2061 01:54:05,366 --> 01:54:07,402 She made a sign of the cross upside down. 2062 01:54:07,566 --> 01:54:09,682 - Most unusual! - Like this. 2063 01:54:09,926 --> 01:54:11,644 I cannot believe... 2064 01:54:11,886 --> 01:54:14,639 I see what I see... and YOU see it too! 2065 01:54:14,806 --> 01:54:18,809 The fountain has stopped. When that witch leaves... 2066 01:54:18,809 --> 01:54:20,637 ...it will start flowing again. 2067 01:54:20,886 --> 01:54:23,719 - I wouldn't count on it. - It was holy water! 2068 01:54:23,886 --> 01:54:27,674 - She jumped as if it burned her! - Look at the fire in her eyes! 2069 01:54:27,846 --> 01:54:29,962 - That was from the holy water. - It was cold! 2070 01:54:30,126 --> 01:54:32,594 You were wrong to waste it... especially now. 2071 01:54:32,766 --> 01:54:34,563 See! She's saying the fountain is dead! 2072 01:54:34,726 --> 01:54:35,920 She said nothing of the sort! 2073 01:54:37,566 --> 01:54:38,965 Are you totally insane?! 2074 01:54:39,806 --> 01:54:42,479 There's no more water at my place... What can we do? 2075 01:54:42,646 --> 01:54:45,956 Don't panic... I'm contacting Rural Engineering. 2076 01:54:46,126 --> 01:54:47,957 The engineer is a friend of mine. 2077 01:54:48,126 --> 01:54:49,844 He'll work it out. 2078 01:54:50,006 --> 01:54:52,315 Assuming that the water doesn't just come back on its own. 2079 01:54:52,486 --> 01:54:54,397 Do you believe it's going to come back? 2080 01:54:54,566 --> 01:54:57,126 - Of course! - We all believe it will! 2081 01:54:57,286 --> 01:55:00,198 Let's all calm down now, and get on with the music! 2082 01:55:00,366 --> 01:55:01,560 Who for? Everybody's gone. 2083 01:55:01,726 --> 01:55:03,717 When they hear the orchestra, they'll come back. 2084 01:55:03,886 --> 01:55:06,878 If they don't get to play, the mayor won't pay them...come on. 2085 01:55:13,726 --> 01:55:17,116 The phone for you, teacher! Quick. 2086 01:55:19,806 --> 01:55:23,640 One of your local morons wouldn't 've cut the pipe, ploughing? 2087 01:55:26,206 --> 01:55:28,845 The spring...yes... That's more serious. 2088 01:55:30,046 --> 01:55:32,480 I'll talk to my boss... 2089 01:55:33,126 --> 01:55:35,196 I'm sure he'll get me to look into it. 2090 01:55:35,366 --> 01:55:37,402 I'll get a bit of walking out of it. 2091 01:55:38,526 --> 01:55:39,959 I'll try and make it by this evening. 2092 01:55:41,606 --> 01:55:42,800 Your casserole specialty?! 2093 01:55:43,726 --> 01:55:45,796 Sounds great! 2094 01:55:48,206 --> 01:55:50,083 See you soon. 2095 01:55:52,046 --> 01:55:53,957 The engineer's coming this evening. 2096 01:55:54,126 --> 01:55:56,640 As the fountain might wait for him, to start flowing... 2097 01:55:56,806 --> 01:55:59,036 ...we can play cards till midnight. 2098 01:55:59,206 --> 01:56:02,562 In the meantime we can dance and drink. 2099 01:56:03,206 --> 01:56:05,766 You flow inexhaustibly... 2100 01:56:05,926 --> 01:56:10,317 Purified through chaste sand In the underground depths... 2101 01:56:10,486 --> 01:56:15,401 Suddenly expelling your riches Through the pipes of heaven... 2102 01:56:15,566 --> 01:56:18,399 With a clear whisper, dancing 2103 01:56:18,566 --> 01:56:22,036 With only joy, love and sweetness. 2104 01:57:08,119 --> 01:57:11,015 End of Part 1 2105 01:57:11,126 --> 01:57:14,562 Subtitles by Blablabla for CINEPOVO 169754

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