films – Cinema Akil


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DIRECTED BY
Jean Vigo
France | G | 89 min | Romance, Drama | French ( english subtitles )
VENUE
Considered by critics “one of the greatest films of all time”, L’Atalante is a true masterpiece. In Jean Vigo’s hands, an unassuming tale of conjugal love becomes an achingly romantic reverie of desire and hope. Jean (Jean Dasté), a barge captain, marries Juliette (Dita Parlo), an innocent country girl, and the two climb aboard Jean’s boat, the L’Atalante—otherwise populated by an earthy first mate (Michel Simon) and a multitude of mangy cats—and embark on their new life together. Both a surprisingly erotic idyll and a clear-eyed meditation on love, L’Atalante, Vigo’s only Read More...