Fed up with city life, Sandrine (Mathilde Seigner) decides to leave Paris and live out her dream of becoming a farmer. It's love at first sight when she comes across a farmstead on the Vercors plateau, which she takes over from cantankerous farming veteran Adrien (Michel Serrault). Sandrine is confident she can run the farm by herself but Adrien is sceptical; the trials of the oncoming winter will prove them both wrong.
French film making at its best
- The Girl from Paris review by RP
A bittersweet story of the city girl who decides to opt out of Paris to become a farmer. She comes up against the previous cantankerous owner during the first hard winter. There are a couple of quite brutal scenes when the harsh reality of how our meat gets on our supermarket shelf are shown.
Great supporting cast especially the farmer friend who leaves his car windscreen wipers on all Summer, because he does not know how to turn them off.