Café du Pont / COMPLETED

  • Director : Manuel Poirier
  • Actors : Bernard Campan, Cécile Rebboah, Thomas Durastel
  • Genre : Drama, Family
  • Nationality : France
  • Duration : 95 min


1947, Café du Pont recounts the childhood of Pierrot and his brother in a little village on the river banks of the Garonne, in the South West of France. Their parents toil to make ends meet at the Café which is the centre of everyone’s lives in this tiny village in the South West of France. The war and the occupation haven’t made things easy. Despite the hardships of school, Pierrot grows up to the rhythm of the seasons. He discovers music, and learns the saxophone, performing his first concerts for the customers of the Café. He is surrounded by the love of his parents and his grandmother. Everyone in the family works together to accomplish Pierrot’s father’s dream: to open a grand ballroom in the village...