La fille du torrent

La fille du torrent

La fille du torrent (French for "The daughter of the torrent") is a 1962 French comedy-drama film written and directed by Hans Herwig.


Widowed at the age of twenty, Madame Boissière is a real mother hen who broods to excess over her two sons Robert and Claude. She ruined the marriage of one and keeps the other away from any female presence. The latter runs away and marries a girl from the mountain. When his brother dies, the couple agree to come back to live with Madame Boissière, who tries to separate them.

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    director Hans Herwig
    genre comedy-drama
    keywords widow
    musicBy Jacques Lacombe