Le Tempestaire

by Jean Epstein 32h27min France 24
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Film details

Le Tempestaire
by Jean Epstein

In a village in Brittany, a young maid and an old woman are spinning while the wind blows threateningly outdoors. In spite of the bad omen, the young maid's boyfriend decides to sail away. Worried, the young maid ask for help to a mysterious old man and his magical crystal ball in order to calm down the rough seas.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]

From a restored copy


  • Director Jean Epstein
  • Scenario Jean Epstein
  • Photo director Albert Militon
  • Sound Séverin Frankiel, Léon Vareille
  • Editing Jean Epstein
  • Original music Yves Baudrier
  • Production Compagny Filmagazine - France Illustration
  • Distributor Potemkine

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production24
  • Release date for France08/14/1948
  • CategoryShort film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageFrench
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