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Skipper Next to God (1951)

Maître après Dieu (original title)
Captain Joris Kniper believes so strongly that he is "skipper next to God" that he is used to playing God on his ship. Tough and bossy, he gives orders which are not to be discussed. But, ... See full summary »

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Capitaine Joris KnAipper
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Le docteur
Jean Mercure ...
Le rabbin
Louis Seigner ...
Le pasteur Lewis (as Louis Seigner sociétaire de la Comédie Française)
Pierre Latour ...
Ritter
Guy Mairesse ...
Un passager juif
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L'officier allemand
Emilio Carrer ...
L'officier égyptien (as Emilio Carrere)
Yvette Etiévant ...
La fille (as Yvette Etievent)
Maurice Lagrenée ...
Le consul de Hollande (as Maurice Lagrenee)
Abel Jacquin ...
Le commandant américain
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Le cuistot (as Albert Remy)
Loleh Bellon ...
Hélène
Jean-Pierre Grenier ...
Le Bosco
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Captain Joris Kniper believes so strongly that he is "skipper next to God" that he is used to playing God on his ship. Tough and bossy, he gives orders which are not to be discussed. But, some day, he is driven to accept on board several German Jews fleeing the nazis and who are refused asylum everywhere. He gradually realizes that skipper he is, but next to God only.The Bible will help him to find the way to self-questioning, awareness and charity. Written by Guy Bellinger

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