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Stormy Waters (1941)

Remorques (original title)
Andre Laurent, the captain of a tugboat, married Yvonne ten years ago. She has a heart disease but does not want to tell him. She dreams he quits the job for they can live quietly. One ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Madeleine Renaud ...
Yvonne Laurent (as Madeleine Renaud de la Comédie Francaise)
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Charles Blavette ...
Gabriel Tanguy (as Blavette)
Jean Marchat ...
Marc, le capitaine du 'Mirva'
Nane Germon ...
Renée Tanguy
Jean Dasté ...
Le radio (as Jean Daste)
René Bergeron ...
Georges (as Bergeron)
Henri Poupon ...
Le docteur Maulette (as Poupon)
Anne Laurens ...
Marie Poubennec
Marcel Pérès ...
Le Meur (as Perez)
Marcel Duhamel ...
Pierre Poubennec (as Duhamel)
Henri Pons ...
Roger (as Pons)
Sinoël ...
L'armateur
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Kerlo, le bosco
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Andre Laurent, the captain of a tugboat, married Yvonne ten years ago. She has a heart disease but does not want to tell him. She dreams he quits the job for they can live quietly. One night, during a sea rescue, he meets Catherine. She wants to leave her husband, the captain of the rescued ship. She is a beautiful and unusual woman... Written by Yepok

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15 June 1946 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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The famous photograph "L'Homme de la Nuit" by René-Jacques (real name René Giton), taken in 1939, is of Jean Gabin descending the steps from the Cours Dajot, which overlooks Brest's commercial port, during filming for Remorques. See more »

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Good, but flawed
19 November 2012 | by (Saint Paul, MN) – See all my reviews

Jean Gabin stars as the captain of a tugboat. On a job, he rescues Michele Morgan. Later, they begin a romance, though Gabin is married to the lovable but perpetually worried Madeleine Renaud. This is a pretty good film, though it has some major flaws. The scenes in the stormy seas (which is what the title literally means) look particularly great for the time. The major flaw, as I see it, is that the relationship between Morgan and Gabin just happens too quickly, and is thus not that believable. In the scenes between Gabin and Renaud, their relationship seems so wonderful and loving that it's hard to believe he'd dump her so quickly - like later the same day, pretty much. The film's finale is quite powerful. The performances throughout are excellent, especially Gabin's. Jacques Prevert co-wrote the script.


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