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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 »

Director:

Louis Daquin

Writers:

Louis Daquin (adaptation), Jean Mercure (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Pierre Brasseur ... Capitaine Joris KnAipper
Jacques François ... Le docteur
Jean Mercure Jean Mercure ... Le rabbin
Louis Seigner Louis Seigner ... Le pasteur Lewis (as Louis Seigner sociétaire de la Comédie Française)
Pierre Latour Pierre Latour ... Ritter
Guy Mairesse Guy Mairesse ... Un passager juif
Gérard Buhr ... L'officier allemand
Emilio Carrer Emilio Carrer ... L'officier égyptien (as Emilio Carrere)
Yvette Etiévant ... La fille (as Yvette Etievent)
Maurice Lagrenée Maurice Lagrenée ... Le consul de Hollande (as Maurice Lagrenee)
Abel Jacquin Abel Jacquin ... Le commandant américain
Albert Rémy ... Le cuistot (as Albert Remy)
Loleh Bellon Loleh Bellon ... Hélène
Jean-Pierre Grenier 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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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

2 March 1951 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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