The austere proprietor of a family-owned vineyard clashes with his ambitious son over the future of the wine estate in this moody melodrama from director Gilles Legrand
, The Maiden and the Wolves
). Paul de Marseul (Niels Arestrup
) takes nothing in life more seriously than the future of his precious vineyard. He longs for a progeny to take over the business one day, but sees his son Martin (Lorànt Deutsch) as lazy, and unfit for the job. When the son (Nicolas Bridet
) of Paul's moribund estate manager (Patrick Chesnais
) displays the skill and drive to sustain the thriving business, the growing divide between father and son threatens to turn tragic.