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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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Drama | Romance

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1 March 1963 (France)  »

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Bay of Angels  »

Box Office

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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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charismatic woman leads young man on a whirlwind affair toward death
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This is one of the more obscure masterworks of the French New Wave and is, I suspect, unavailable in America. It is a hauntingly tragic love story full of the bittersweet joie de vivre that is the trademark of Demy's work. Moreau is charismatic and enigmatic and has a siren like quality of foretold doom. If you can find it anywhere, get it.


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