Germinal

  • 1993
  • 2 HR 38 MIN
  • NR
  • Drama, Historical, Political

A splendid evocation of Emile Zola's most celebrated novel, this film adaptation by director Claude Berri chronicles the tragic aftermath of French industrialization, as miners and bourgeoisie do battle for economic survival. Berri's conscientious fidelity to the 1885 novel was probably inevitable--it's virtually a sacred text in France--but the film nevertheless...read more

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During the Second Napoleonic Empire, Etienne Lantier finds employment as a coal miner in the northern French town of Montsou. He immediately encounter (more…)

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