PORT OF SHADOWS

QUAI DES BRUMES

By Marcel CARNE

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Crime - Completed 1938

One of the best movie of the Poetical Realism movement.

    • Year of production
    • 1938
    • Genres
    • Crime, Romance, Drama
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Budget
    • N/A
    • Duration
    • 91 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Marcel CARNE
    • Writer(s)
    • Jacques PREVERT, Pierre MAC ORLAN
    • Producer(s)
    • Gregor RABINOVITCH (CINE ALLIANCE)
    • Synopsis
    • Jean Gabin, (La Grande Illusion) a deserter, arrives in Le Havre and looks for a shelter before leaving the French territory. Housed in a shed on the harbour, at the end of the docks, he meets an eccentric painter and a mysterious and beautiful girl called Nelly (Morgan, The Fallen Idol)…From then on he will be trapped in a tragic destiny, in spite of his passion for Nelly and his will to live…This haunting pre-war drama was one of the key films that influenced Film Noir in 1940’s Hollywood.
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