MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,454 this week

Stormy Waters (1941)
"Remorques" (original title)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 546 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 10 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (scenario), 5 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Related News

Jean Grémillon: Realism and Tragedy (Part 2)
| MUBI
Jean Grémillon: Realism and Tragedy
| MUBI
Jean Grémillon’s Wartime Melancholia
| MUBI

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 06 Mar 2011
 
a list of 4250 titles
created 31 Jul 2012
 
a list of 723 titles
created 09 Dec 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 30 Mar 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Stormy Waters" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Stormy Waters (1941)

Stormy Waters (1941) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Stormy Waters.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

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
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 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 7.7/10 X  

Pépé le Moko is a gangster from Paris that hides in Algier's Casbah. In the Casbah, he is safe and is able to elude the police's attempts to capture him. But he misses his freedom, after ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Duvivier
Stars: Jean Gabin, Gabriel Gabrio, Saturnin Fabre
Drama | Fantasy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Paris, during the winter after its Liberation. Jean Diego meets up with his friend Raymond Lecuyer again. A tramp, pretending that he the Destiny, predicts Jean will meet the most beautiful... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Carné
Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Serge Reggiani, Yves Montand
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
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

"Le Dabe" retired many years ago and now he lives in the Tropics where he owns stables and horses. He is a very rich man. He was the king of all money counterfeiters. He is contacted from ... See full summary »

Director: Gilles Grangier
Stars: Jean Gabin, Martine Carol, Françoise Rosay
Panic (1946)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In the suburbs of Paris, an old maid has just been murdered. Every body talks about that, except the misanthrope Mr Hire. The same evening, Alice, just getting out of jail, arrives and ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Duvivier
Stars: Viviane Romance, Michel Simon, Max Dalban
Joan of Paris (1942)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An RAF squadron is brought down over occupied France. The flyers get to Paris in spite of the fact that the youngest, Baby, is injured. He must be hidden and his wounds cared for. The Gestapo has already issued orders for their arrest.

Director: Robert Stevenson
Stars: Michèle Morgan, Paul Henreid, Thomas Mitchell
La bandera (1935)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Pierre Gilieth has committed a murder in Paris. He flees to Barcelona, where he runs out of money. So he joins the Spanish Foreign Legion. He meets there two fellow countrymen, Mulot and ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Duvivier
Stars: Annabella, Jean Gabin, Robert Le Vigan
Boys' School (1938)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In a college, three friends form a secret society. There objective - going to America. A night, after one of their secret meetings, one of them see a man coming out from a wall. Then the ... See full summary »

Director: Christian-Jaque
Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Michel Simon, Armand Bernard
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The tragic love story between Guido, the owner of a marble quarry and Luisa, the humble daughter of one of his employees, ends up in her giving birth to a baby boy. Giulio's mother is ... See full summary »

Director: Raffaello Matarazzo
Stars: Yvonne Sanson, Amedeo Nazzari, Françoise Rosay
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Reinette and Mirabelle are two young girls. Reinette lives in the countryside, Mirabelle in Paris. They meet during a holiday of Mirabelle in the country, when Reinette helps her to repair ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Rohmer
Stars: Joëlle Miquel, Jessica Forde, Mr. Housseau
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Madeleine Renaud ...
Yvonne Laurent (as Madeleine Renaud de la Comédie Francaise)
...
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
...
Kerlo, le bosco
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 June 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Stormy Waters  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film was started in 1939 but was soon interrupted because of the war. The shooting only resumed in the summer of 1940. Grémillon only completed it in 1941 as the storm scenes had to be redone from scratch. See more »

Connections

Edited into Spisok korabley (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Oceano nox
6 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

The making of "Remorques" began in 1939,as a follow-up to the excellent "l'étrange Monsieur Victor",and because of the Occupation,was released two years later.That also explains the length of the movie (hardly 80 minutes in the broadcast versions).

It's a simple story:the plot involves a tough sailor,Gabin,torn between two women ,the frail Madeleine Renaud,Gremillon's favorite actress (she was featured in all of his four movies of the 1938-1943 period),and the disillusioned Michèle Morgan (with whom he had teamed up in Carné's famous "quai des brumes").

The banal plot matters much less than the atmosphere;the star of the movie is the Ocean:you can hear,feel or see it ceaselessly along the viewing.This ocean which nobody can tame,which breaks willpower.For man must work and woman must weep..

SPOILERS: The ending climaxes the movie.A distraught incredulous Gabin gazes at his dead wife whilst a lugubrious siren desperately wails there down by the ocean.Then the man,forgetting his plight,walks across the harbor to come to the rescue of the boat in distress:you can hear voices chanting prayers for the dead as he makes his way through darkness .This ending has the strength of an epic Victor Hugo poem.


20 of 22 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Stormy Waters (1941) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?