by Jean Vigo 1h29min France 1933
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by Jean Vigo

A young bargeman's wife is fed up with her dreary life on the barge, "l'Atalante". She takes off attracted to the bright city life, leaving her husband in deep despair, only to return to a cruelly disappointed woman. The quiet happiness of their life with Jules the old bargeman resumes its course.

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[ MP4 SD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Michel Simon : Le père Jules
  • Dita Parlo : Juliette
  • Jean Dasté : Jean
  • And with: Rafa Diligent, Louis Lefebvre, Gilles Margaritis, Maurice Gilles, Fanny Clar


  • Director Jean Vigo
  • Scenario Jean Vigo, Albert Riéra
  • Original work author Jean Guinée
  • Photo director Boris Kaufman
  • Set Design Francis Jourdain
  • Sound Marcel Royné
  • Editing Louis Chavance
  • Original music Charles Goldblatt, Maurice Jaubert
  • Producer Jacques Louis-Nounez
  • Production Compagny Argui-Films, Gaumont-Franco Film-Aubert (GFFA)
  • Distributor Gaumont

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1933
  • Release date for France04/24/1934
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageFrench
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