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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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Le père Jules
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Juliette
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Jean
Gilles Margaritis ...
Le camelot (junkman)
Louis Lefebvre ...
Le gosse (cabin boy)
Maurice Gilles ...
Le chef de bureau
Raphaël Diligent ...
Raspoutine, le batelier (as Rafa Diligent)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Claude Aveline ...
(uncredited)
René Blech ...
Le garçon d'honneur (uncredited)
Lou Bonin ...
(uncredited)
Jacques B. Brunius ...
Un flic à bicyclette (uncredited)
Fanny Clar ...
La mère de Juliette (uncredited)
Charles Dorat ...
Le voleur (uncredited)
Paul Grimault ...
(uncredited)
Genya Lozinska ...
(uncredited)
Gen Paul ...
L'invité qui boite (uncredited)
Jacques Prévert ...
Extra at 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)
 
Albert Riéra ... (dialogue)
 
Jean Vigo ... (adaptation)
 
Jean Vigo ... (dialogue)

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Jacques-Louis Nounez ... producer

Music by

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Maurice Jaubert

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Jean-Paul Alphen ... (originally uncredited)
Louis Berger
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

Production Management

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Henri Arbel ... unit manager (originally uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Pierre Merle ... assistant director
Albert Riéra ... assistant director

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Jean-Louis Bompoint ... art director: restoration
Pierre Lestringuez ... restoration art director

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Lucien Baujard ... sound
Marcel Royné ... sound

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Roger Parry ... still photographer

Music Department

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Charles Dorat ... lyricist (as Charles Goldblatt)

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Fred Matter ... script supervisor (originally uncredited)
Jacqueline Morland ... production secretary (originally uncredited) / script supervisor (originally 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)
  • Atalanta (Poland)
  • La Atalante (Uruguay)
  • L'atalante (Sweden)
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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 »

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