How French it is to fall in love when a stranger offers to carry you across a stream. For Patricia, a poor well-digger's daughter, and Jacques, the wealthy storeowner's son, crossing this shallow stream sends them wading in deep, deep waters. A film wholly in French but with skillfully translated subtitles, The Well Digger's Daughter proves that no pride is too powerful for love to overcome. This version from 2011 was remade sixty years after the original 1940 screenplay, but it feels as authen......more
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I don’t like to exercise. There, I said it. And I have every excuse in the world to avoid it, with time and money topping that list. Gyms can be expensive, I’m a working mom, running is a terrible invention…the list goes on. But then Cecil County Public Library issued a fitness challenge to its employees that literally changed my attitude and my life. I was given a one-month chart with simple instructions: GET MOVING. It didn’t matter how or what, as long as I reached a goal of 50...
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