FR bon.png

ThE sower

marine francen



Violette is old enough to get married when her village in the Lower Alps is cruelly deprived of all its men by the repression that followed the republican uprising of December 1851. For the next two years, the village is completely cut off. The women swear an oath that if a man should come, he will become their shared husband, so that life may continue to flourish in each of their wombs.


Les films du Worso et Versus production

Financial Partner

CNC, Canal+, Ciné+, Région Occitanie, ARP Sélection, Celluloid Dreams, Indéfilms 5, Cinémage 11, Cinéventure 2, Tax Shelter du Gouvernement Fédéral Belge


Marine Francen, Jacqueline Surchat et Jacques Fieschi d'après l'oeuvre eponyme de Violette Ailhaud


Pauline Burlet, Géraldine Pailhas, Alban Lenoir, Iliana Zabeth, Françoise Lebrun



International Sales

ARP Sélection

Festivals and rewards

  • San Sebastian Festival - New director award 

  • French Cinema meeting

  • Göteborg International Film Festival

  • CINEMANIA Film Festival

  • Tübigen International Film Festival