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My Mother’s Castle (1990)

My Mother’s Castle (1990)
Movie Review What a truly sweet and delightful film this is! It transports one back to a much simpler, innocent time where family, friendship, honor and the beauty of nature were almost universally recognized as the treasures they really are. My Mother’s Castle is adapted from Marcel Pagnol’s memoirs of his childhood in the South of France in the early 20th century. Life’s smaller joys as well as its larger ones are seen through the magical lens of childhood.     Marcel’s family (school teacher dad Joseph, mother Augustine, younger brother Paul and infant sister) live...
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Heretic Thursdays

If you’ve read the “About” me section of this blog then you already know that this site covers films made prior to 1980. However, I did also indicate that I would on rare occasions commit the act of “heresy” of discussing a post 1980 movie. Why Thursdays? Why not Mondays? Or Wednesdays? Fridays? I have no particular reason, I suppose, other than a small nod to one of my favorite authors G.K Chesterton and his weird satire “The Man Who Was Thursday”. And so I’ve added a new category. Welcome to Heretic...
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