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L'Atalante ()


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Newly married couple Juliette and a ship captain Jean struggle through marriage as they travel on the L'atalante along with the captain's first mate Le père Jules and a cabin boy.

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Juliette
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Jean
Gilles Margaritis ...
Le camelot (peddler)
Louis Lefebvre ...
Le gosse (cabin boy)
Maurice Gilles ...
Le chef de bureau (office manager)
Raphaël Diligent ...
Le trimardeur (tramp / Raspoutine) (as Rafa Diligent)
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Le père Jules (old Jules)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Claude Aveline ...
(uncredited)
René Blech ...
Best Man at Wedding (uncredited)
Lou Bonin ...
Passenger at Railway Station (uncredited)
Jacques B. Brunius ...
Policeman with a Bicycle (uncredited)
Fanny Clair ...
Juliette's Mother (uncredited)
Fanny Clar ...
La mère de Juliette (uncredited)
Charles Dorat ...
Thief (uncredited)
Paul Grimault ...
Passenger at Railway Station (uncredited)
Genya Lozinska ...
Fortune Teller (uncredited)
Gen Paul ...
Master of Ceremonies at Wedding (uncredited)
Jacques Prévert ...
Passenger at Railway Station (uncredited)
Pierre Prévert ...
Le voyageur pressé (uncredited)
Albert Riéra ...
(uncredited)

Directed by

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Jean Vigo

Written by

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Jean Guinée ... (scenario)
Albert Riéra ... (adaptation) &
Jean Vigo ... (adaptation)
Albert Riéra ... (dialogue) &
Jean Vigo ... (dialogue)

Produced by

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Jacques-Louis Nounez ... producer (as J.-L. Nounez)

Music by

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Maurice Jaubert

Cinematography by

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Boris Kaufman

Film Editing by

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Louis Chavance

Art Direction by

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Francis Jourdain

Makeup Department

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Acho Chakatouny ... makeup artist: Michel Simon (as Chakatouny)

Production Management

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Henri Arbel ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Pierre Merle ... assistant director
Albert Riéra ... assistant director (as Riera)

Art Department

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Jean-Louis Bompoint ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Pierre Lestringuez ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Jean Vigo ... property master (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Lucien Baujard ... sound (as Baujard)
Alessandro Biancani ... audio restorer
Marcel Royné ... sound (as Royné)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Roger Parry ... still photographer
Jean-Paul Alphen ... camera operator (uncredited) / underwater camera operator (uncredited)
Louis Berger ... camera operator (uncredited)
Boris Kaufman ... aerial cinematographer (uncredited)

Music Department

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Maurice Jaubert ... conductor (uncredited)

Other crew

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Fred Matter ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Jacqueline Morland ... script supervisor (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

When Juliette marries Jean, she comes to live with him as he captains a river barge. Besides the two of them, are a cabin boy and the strange old second mate Pere Jules. Soon bored by life on the river, she slips off to see the nightlife when they come to Paris. Angered by this, Jean sets off, leaving Juliette behind. Overcome by grief and longing for his wife, Jean falls into a depression and Pere Jules goes and tries to find Juliette. Written by dlevy1201

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Also Known As
  • Le chaland qui passe (France)
  • L'atalante (Spain)
  • Le chaland qui passe (Algeria, French title)
  • Atalanta (Poland)
  • La Atalante (Uruguay)
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  • 89 min
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Trivia The last film completed by Jean Vigo before his death from tuberculosis at twenty-nine. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Jean Vigo (1964). See more »
Soundtracks La Chanson des mariniers See more »

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