Love and adventure are there for all in the Alpes de Haute Provence
The Horseman on the Roof, a film by Jean-Paul Rappeneau
What would you say to discovering Provence, its history and landscapes… in love story mode? Get ready to watch The Horseman on the Roof by Jean-Paul Rappeneau. The story, inspired by the novel by Jean Giono, recounts the year 1832 when Provence was devastated by cholera. We see Provencal landscapes from on high as we follow the adventure of a young Italian hussar named Angelo. Exiled in France for a mysterious mission and wanted by the Austrians, his ony hiding place is the roofs of Manosque. Spoiler: a tender love story between the young hussar and a young woman named Pauline will be born between the torments of war and cholera…
Père fils thérapie! A film by Emile Gaudreault
Could mountains have soothing properties? In the movie Père fils thérapie ! by Émile Gaudreault, it’s reconciliation time in this movie which takes place in the Gorges du Verdon. Follow the amusing story of a father and his son who can’t bear each other, sent forcibly by their relations on a reconciliation training course in the mountains. A “Father and son adventure” in the bewitcing setting of the Verdon, with its cliffs, valleys and breath taking landscapes, a good idea for your holidays in France. Released in 2016, you’ll recognize the actors Richard Berry and Jacques Gamblin.