Almost 19-year-old Marius feels himself in a rut in Marseille, his life planned for him by his cafe'-owning father, and he longs for the sea. The night before he is to leave on a 5-year voyage, Fanny, a girl he grew up with, reveals that she is in love with him, and he discovers that he is in love with her. He must choose between an exciting life at sea, and a boring life with the woman he loves. And Fanny must choose between keeping the man she loves, and letting him live the life he seems to want. Written by
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Tender...radiant...soaring...laughing...unforgettable motion picture from Warner Brothers.
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During the opening credits, the captain makes several turns of the wheel which would have caused the ferry to turn while crossing the harbor. The shots through the ferry showing the background and the overhead shot reflect no change in the straight line course. See more
[Panisse wants to marry Fanny
She is forty years younger than you!
That is not my fault. I admit I am no spring chicken, but I also admit that I have six hundred thousand francs.
My poor Panisse...
Version of Der schwarze Walfisch
Music & Lyrics by Harold Rome See more