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Bay of Angels (1963)
"La baie des anges" (original title)

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Jean is a clerk in a bank. His colleague Caron is a gambler and gives him the virus. In the casinos, Jean meets Jackie. Their love affair will follow their luck at the roulette.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Jacqueline 'Jackie' Demaistre
Claude Mann ...
Jean Fournier
Paul Guers ...
Caron
Henri Nassiet ...
Mr. Fournier, Jean's father
André Certes ...
Le direteur de la banque
Nicole Chollet ...
Marthe, housekeeper
Georges Alban
Conchita Parodi ...
L'hôtelière
Jacques Moreau
André Canter
Jean-Pierre Lorrain
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Jean is a clerk in a bank. His colleague Caron is a gambler and gives him the virus. In the casinos, Jean meets Jackie. Their love affair will follow their luck at the roulette. Written by Yepok

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A stirring journey into the nightmare of a woman driven by a strange passion.

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1 March 1963 (France)  »

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Bay of Angels  »

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$8,698 (USA) (30 November 2001)

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$85,840 (USA) (20 September 2002)
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Finnish censorship visa # 65992 delivered on 24-7-1963. See more »

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Jeanne Moreau at her best
26 October 2001 | by (Brooklyn, New York) – See all my reviews

Jacques Demy's second feature is an amazingly fluid, vibrant comedy about love and luck, starring Jeanne Moreau at her (dazzling) best. And she is literally dazzling, in resplendent costumes (mostly by Pierre Cardin) and radiantly blonde. The music by Michel Legrand is one of his best scores ever, as it sweeps through the film, carrying everything along with two basic themes, one furiously accelerated piano theme, the other a softer, more lilting theme played in different variations, but mostly on the mandolin. It's a movie that sweeps you along, just as fast and unpredictable as a spin on the roulette wheel. This is a film in which "black-and-white" becomes a dazzling metaphor, so that the sun-drenched exteriors of the south of France are contrasted with the various interiors of hotel rooms and casinos. LA BAIE DES ANGES may seem slight, but only "seems": it's one of the most passionate statements on love and faith in the modern cinema, and it's a work of true enchantment.


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