The Unchanging Sea

by David Wark Griffith0h141910United States

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In this story set at a seaside fishing village and inspired by a Charles Kingsley poem, a young couple's happy life is turned about by an accident. The husband, although saved from drowning, loses his memory. A child is on the way, and soon a daughter is born to his wife. We watch the passage of time, as his daughter matures and his wife ages. The daughter becomes a lovely young woman, herself ready for marriage. One day on the beach, the familiarity of the sea and the surroundings triggers a return of her father's memory, and we are reminded that although people age and change, the sea and the ways of the fisherfolk remain eternal.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Production Compagny : Biograph Company
    • Distributor : Lobster
    • Director : David Wark Griffith
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1910
    • Category : Short film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : Silent

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