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Bay of Angels (1963)

La baie des anges (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 1 March 1963 (France)
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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Claude Mann ...
Jean Fournier
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Henri Nassiet ...
M. Fournier - le père de Jean
André Certes ...
Le direteur de la banque
Nicole Chollet ...
Marthe
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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1 March 1963 (France)  »

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Bay of Angels  »

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Opening Weekend:

$8,698 (USA) (2 December 2001)

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$85,840 (USA) (22 September 2002)
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According to Agnès Varda, Jacques Demy had little to no experience gambling prior to making this film. See more »

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Featured in Jacquot de Nantes (1991) See more »

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Le Jeu Et L'amour Aux Trois Pianos
Written and Performed by Michel Legrand Et Son Orchestre
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charismatic woman leads young man on a whirlwind affair toward death
17 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

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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