MARCEL PAGNOL 1ST PART OF TRILOGY. PLAYS GREAT.
César manages a café in the French port of Marseilles, with his son Marius. A young romantic, Marius is in love with Fanny, who runs a pavement fishmonger stall for her mother. However, Marius also has a passion to travel to foreign lands by sea and cannot commit himself to his sweetheart. Fanny decides to use the attentions of another suitor, Honoré Panisse, to persuade Marius to make up his mind.