Comedy, Drama, Foreign, Romance
Saturday, January 25 at 4pm, part of Cinema Noir Et Blanc
With an introduction and post film discussion by Howie Movshovitz
Director Jean Vigo made only four films in his brief career – two features and two shorts -- and died before was 30 years old. Here, the captain of a cargo barge on a canal (Jean Dasté) marries a young woman (Dita Parlo) who doesn’t know what she’s getting into. A stunningly grumpy old man (Michel Simon) saves the day. Magnificent cinematography by Boris Kaufman, and one of the first great musical scores in the sound cinema by Maurice Jaubert.