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Barque sortant du port (1895)

A rowboat with three men is leaving a little harbor. Two of them are rowing the boat, while the third is sitting in the stern. All of them wear hats. They are passing the outer end of a ... See full summary »

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Louis Lumière
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Mrs. Auguste Lumiere ... Herself (on the pier) (uncredited)
Jeanne-Joséphine Lumière Jeanne-Joséphine Lumière ... Herself (on the pier) (uncredited)
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A rowboat with three men is leaving a little harbor. Two of them are rowing the boat, while the third is sitting in the stern. All of them wear hats. They are passing the outer end of a pier, where two women in long, black gowns and aprons are standing together with two little girls. It's windy and the waves are quite high. When the boat passes the pier, a big wave appears, that almost throws the boat back into the harbor. Written by Maths Jesperson {maths.jesperson1@comhem.se}

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Country:

France

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1895 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

La sortie du port See more »

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Lumière See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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The beauty is in the composition
28 February 2003 | by jhaughSee all my reviews

Yes, this is a one shot film that lasts less than a minute; but the beauty in the film is the result of the composition. Three men in a large rowboat set out to sea as the choppy water rocks the boat and makes beautifully defined ripples in the shallows near us. A rock quay juts out into the water from some out-of-site location along the shoreline to our right. The several women and the child on the end of the quay are totally isolated from us and we do not know their relationship to the men in the boat. It is the closest thing you will see to a black-and-white painting in motion.


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