7.9/10
1,407
11 user 11 critic

Hotel du Nord (1938)

Hôtel du Nord (original title)
A young couple, Renee and Pierre, take one night a room at the Hotel du Nord, in Paris, near the canal Saint-Martin. They want to die together, but after having shooted at Renee, Pierre ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A French farce set in Victorian London where a botanist and his wife get into trouble when they pretend to go missing in order to hide from their sanctimonious cousin -- an Anglican bishop who is leading a campaign against such writing.

Director: Marcel Carné
Stars: Louis Jouvet, Françoise Rosay, Michel Simon
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A military deserter finds love and trouble (and a small dog) in a smoky French port city.

Director: Marcel Carné
Stars: Jean Gabin, Michel Simon, Michèle Morgan
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

After committing a murder, a man locks himself in his apartment and recollects the events the led him to the killing.

Director: Marcel Carné
Stars: Jean Gabin, Jacqueline Laurent, Arletty
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

At the end of the 15th century, two minstrels Gilles and Dominique come from nowhere into the castle of Baron Hugues. Gilles charms Anne, Hughes' daughter, while Dominique charms both ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Carné
Stars: Arletty, Marie Déa, Fernand Ledoux
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her.

Director: Marcel Carné
Stars: Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur
The Adultress (1953)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A truckdriver kills the husband of the woman he loves, and becomes the object of blackmail.

Director: Marcel Carné
Stars: Simone Signoret, Raf Vallone, Jacques Duby
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

In this classic adaptation of Emile Zola's novel, a tortured train engineer falls in love with a troubled married woman who has helped her husband commit a murder.

Director: Jean Renoir
Stars: Jean Gabin, Julien Carette, Simone Simon
Take It All (1963)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A man struggles with his identity, his life choices, his interracial relationship, and his latent homosexuality. A portrait of some young intellectuals in early sixties Montreal.

Director: Claude Jutra
Stars: Claude Jutra, Johanne Harelle, Victor Désy
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A robbery at the secluded country home of a wealthy old man goes horribly awry.

Director: Denys Arcand
Stars: Luce Guilbeault, Marcel Sabourin, René Caron
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Ovide Plouffe has married Rita. She still tries to attract other men even after their marriage. Unhappy Ovide feels for Marie - a young French woman he had met. But his catholic background ... See full summary »

Director: Denys Arcand
Stars: Gabriel Arcand, Anne Létourneau, Jean Carmet
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Michel has stolen from his employer, Mr Bellanger, for the love of Juliette. He is now in jail. One night, while sleeping in his cell, he wakes up all of a sudden, the gates open and he ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Carné
Stars: Gérard Philipe, Suzanne Cloutier, Jean-Roger Caussimon
Synchromy (1971)
Short | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The film's soundtrack is an original musical composition produced with synthetic sound - through photographing unusual geometric shapes and running them through an optical sound head. The ... See full summary »

Director: Norman McLaren
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Renée
...
Pierre
...
Monsieur Edmond
...
Raymonde
...
Ginette
Andrex ...
Kenel
André Brunot ...
Emile Lecouvreur
Henri Bosc ...
Nazarède
Marcel André ...
Le chirurgien
...
Prosper
Jacques Louvigny ...
Munar (as Louvigny)
Armand Lurville ...
Le commissaire (as Lurville)
Jane Marken ...
Louise Lecouvreur (as Jeanne Marken)
Génia Vaury ...
L' infirmière
François Périer ...
Adrien
Edit

Storyline

A young couple, Renee and Pierre, take one night a room at the Hotel du Nord, in Paris, near the canal Saint-Martin. They want to die together, but after having shooted at Renee, Pierre lacks of courage and ran away. Another customer, Monsieur Edmond, a procurer, rescues her. When Renee goes out of the hospital, she is hired as a waitress at the hotel. Monsieur Edmond falls in love with her, but Renee is still thinking of Pierre ... Written by Yepok

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 March 1939 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Hotel du Nord  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Raymonde: Atmosphere, atmosphere, est-ce que j'ai une gueule d'atmosphere?
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Athmosperic
5 March 2006 | by (Tellus) – See all my reviews

In a hotel in Paris two lovers agree to take their own lives, the woman is romanticizing the suicide in a degree she must represent the escapism of many not so well-off in prewar Paris. The hotel is in itself a meeting place for the people of the district. Pierre shoots Renee, but is disturbed by Edmond so he flees the scene.

The story in itself is not so extraordinary today, but nothing takes away from its impact still. It has no problem of holding your attention to the very end. Its my first meet with any involved in 'Hotel du Nord'. Louis Jouvet is very good in his joy and meaningless role that finds meaning for just a little while. So is Arletty.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
dvd due july14? modsquad
Discuss Hotel du Nord (1938) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?