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La mer à l'aube (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama , War | 4 April 2012 (Belgium)
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A teenager joins the resistance in Nazi-occupied France during World War II.

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Volker Schlöndorff (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Léo-Paul Salmain ... Guy Môquet
Marc Barbé Marc Barbé ... Jean-Pierre Timbaud
Ulrich Matthes ... Ernst Jünger
Jean-Marc Roulot Jean-Marc Roulot ... Lucien Touya
Philippe Résimont Philippe Résimont ... Désiré Granet
Charlie Nelson Charlie Nelson ... Victor Renelle
Martin Loizillon Martin Loizillon ... Claude Lalet
Sébastien Accart Sébastien Accart ... Le sous-préfet Bernard Lecornu
Gilles Arbona Gilles Arbona ... Dr. Maurice Ténine
Arnaud Simon Arnaud Simon ... Marc Bourhis
Jean-Pierre Darroussin ... L'abbé Moyon
Arielle Dombasle ... Charmille
Luc Florian Luc Florian ... Georges Chassagne
André Jung André Jung ... Général Otto von Stülpnagel
Harald Schrott ... Colonel Schneidel
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A teenager joins the resistance in Nazi-occupied France during World War II.

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France | Germany

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French | German

Release Date:

4 April 2012 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Calm at Sea See more »

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Dolby

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Poignant, magnificently directed and acted
26 October 2013 | by purplesimbiSee all my reviews

But WHY the English mistranslation of the title? Anyone/everyone who took French in school or can open a French/English dictionary page knows "l'aube" means the sunrise, dawn. What on earth was gained by changing it to sea? Here I thought "Assassin in Love" was the worst English translation of Damian Lewis' fabulous comedic performance in "The Baker".. The horror and debasement of the Vichy government is mercilessly revealed and, for Americans especially, a kinder definition of the Communists (social idealists, workers, common people) at that time, before the inevitable(Power rules!) corruption set in, and the elite profited, as usual. "I am a working class man, but my overalls are better than your (fancy) uniform," grand spit. I hope this English sub-titled DVD becomes available to the proletariat(:-))at less than the current price soon.


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