Le jour se lève Film Still

Le jour se lève

Marcel Carné

 
Le jour se lève (Essential Art House DVD)

Essential Art House DVD

1 Disc

SRP: $19.95

Out of Print
  • France
  • 1939
  • 93 minutes
  • 1.33:1
  • French
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One of the great works of 1930s poetic realist cinema, Le jour se lève was Marcel Carné’s fourth collaboration with screenwriter and poet Jacques Prévert. In this compelling story of obsessive sexuality and murder, the working-class François (Jean Gabin) resorts to killing in order to free the woman he loves from the controlling influence of another man.

Cast

FrançoisJean Gabin
M. ValentinJules Berry
ClaraArletty
FrançoiseJacqueline Laurent
ConciergeMady Berry

Le jour se lève: Working-Class Hero

By Michael Joshua Rowin September 18, 2009

Le jour se lève was Marcel Carné’s fourth collaboration with screenwriter and poet Jacques Prévert and their third entry in the poetic realism cinema movement, following their vanguard Drôle de . . . Read more »