Two lighthouse keepers (the father and the son) are to spend one entire month in the middle of the sea near the coasts of Brittany;a series of bizarre flashbacks reveals us that the young man has been bitten by a rabid dog.He remembers things of his past,his fiancee,the attack of the dog -which he did not take seriously- and he's seeing things too ,sometimes his visions become mad .As his condition gets worse,he and his father,prisoners of their islet ,inaccessible because of the raging sea ,begin to panic.
Did You Know?
The one-act play on which this film is based premiered at the Théâtre du Grand-Guignol in Paris in May 1905 with Henri Gouget
in the role of Yvon. The play was revived 1913, 1918, 1925 and 1933. See more