A Good Year

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  • PG-13
  • 2020
  • 1 Season
  • 6.9  (101,171)

Russell Crowe plays the lead character, Max Skinner, in A Good Year, a romantic comedy-drama movie directed by Ridley Scott. The film premiered in 2006 and is based on the novel by Peter Mayle. Max Skinner, a British stockbroker, is introduced as a ruthless businessman who lives in London and works in the hectic world of trading. He receives news that his uncle Henry (Albert Finney) has died and left him a chateau and vineyard in Provence, France. Max is initially uninterested in the chateau and considers selling it, but decides to visit the property to see if he can make a profit from it.

Max's stay in Provence offers him a chance to slow down and reflect on his fast-paced lifestyle. As he spends more time in the countryside, he begins to appreciate the charm of the region and its delightful wines. He also reconnects with his estranged love interest, Fanny Chenal (Marion Cotillard), a Provencal girl with whom he shared a summer romance as a young man.

As he gets acquainted with the local community, Max encounters a variety of unique characters who add to the charm of the story. These characters include the vineyard's manager, Francis Duflot (Didier Bourdon), who becomes Max's friend and partner in the vineyard business, and a quirky café owner named Suzanne (Isabelle Candelier) who develops a romantic interest in Max.

Through the chateau and vineyard, Max learns about the beauty of life in the countryside and the importance of taking a break from the hustle and bustle of city life. The beauty of Provence, the process of winemaking, and the love he finds with Fanny and the region make Max reflect on his true desires.

Max leans into the slower, more patient way of life in Provence, but when a rival businessman shows up to buy his land, Max must make a quick decision on what he wants for his life.

The cinematography in A Good Year is breathtaking, and the soundtrack complements the picturesque scenery of Provence. The film's stunning visuals and feel-good storyline make it a perfect movie to watch on a relaxing evening.

Overall, A Good Year is a delightful story of self-discovery, love, and recognizing what truly matters in life. Russell Crowe shines as the polished businessman who develops a softer side during his time in Provence, while Abbie Cornish appears in a supporting role beside a great cast of French actors. The film is perfect for wine lovers and anyone wishing for a cinematic getaway to the stunning French countryside.

A Good Year is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on October 27, 2020.

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Propere Handen
8. Propere Handen
October 27, 2020
Erik, Lenny and Judith bring the six bottles with Hitler's letter to Alexander Sebastian in a Brussels luxury hotel. They receive the agreed amount. Meanwhile, Rosy is waiting for Lenny. Alexander finds out that he has been conned and is out for revenge.
Party Box
7. Party Box
October 27, 2020
Rosy asks Lenny to leave together after the ceremony. She wants to break off with the criminal environment forever. But Zias and his companions first want to hear from Lenny what his part was in Duco's death. Erik hands Sven all the money he earned from the scam. In exchange, Erik asks to be allowed to continue seeing his daughter Fleur.
Ch?teau Porte-Malheur
6. Ch?teau Porte-Malheur
October 27, 2020
A lady informs Erik and Lenny that she wants to pay a lot of money for Hitler's wine. Both men are looking forward to the considerable sum they will receive for their last bottle. Until Lenny accidentally drops the bottle to shards. Erik and Lenny ask Judith if she can counterfeit a wine bottle so that the sale can still go ahead.
Het Probleem Patrick
5. Het Probleem Patrick
October 27, 2020
After Nathan's betrayal, Judith decides to quit. She returns to 'Tristantiek'. Rosy declares her love to Lenny. Erik proudly shows his daughter Fleur around the country house. He tells her that he will live there as soon as he has paid the inheritance rights. Lenny's brother tells his friend Patrick, a tough guy, that Lenny is doing good business.
De Tank Van Patton
4. De Tank Van Patton
October 27, 2020
Erik has a buyer: a rich collector of items from WWII. He is the father of Sven Tieleman, Erik's ex-boss, who got it together with Erik's wife. Meanwhile, gang leader Michel informs the leaders of his crime organization about Duco's fraud and his flight abroad. The men doubt the story.
Een Kelderrestje
3. Een Kelderrestje
October 27, 2020
Judith and Erik sell a bottle of Ch?teau Rycler with Hitler's letter to a star chef with an exclusive wine cellar. His wife doubts their story and wants to see the basement. In the abandoned mansion, Lenny and his prisoner, Rosy, seem to get on better and better. Until Rosy gets his gun ...
In Wine There is Truth
2. In Wine There is Truth
October 27, 2020
Erik and Lenny attack antique dealer Tristan who has misled them. They claim the generous winnings and split the money with Tristan's assistant, Judith, who is already targeting another buyer. Tristan discovers that Erik and Lenny have scammed him and tells his buyers: the criminal Duco and his fianc?, Rosy.
Dear Guderian
1. Dear Guderian
October 27, 2020
The fired engineer Erik inherits a house in the Ardennes. He cannot afford the inheritance rights and asks burglar Lenny to help him get everything of value out of the house. By chance they discover a hidden cellar with weapons and wine. They decide to sell the wine as Hitler's wine in the hope of making a lot of money.
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A Good Year is available for streaming on the Videoland (NL) website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch A Good Year on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.
  • Premiere Date
    October 27, 2020
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (101,171)