SKU 6429

PORT OF SHADOWS (Le quai des brumes) (1938) * with switchable English subtitles *

Directed by Marcel Carné Writing Credits Pierre Dumarchais ... (novel) (as Pierre Mac Orlan) Jacques Prévert ... (scenario and dialogue)Cast (in credits order) verified as complete Jean Gabin Jean Gabin ... Jean Michel Simon Michel Simon ... Zabel Michèle Morgan Michèle Morgan ... Nelly Pierre Brasseur Pierre Brasseur ... Lucien Édouard Delmont Édouard Delmont ... Panama (as Delmont) Raymond Aimos Raymond Aimos ... Quart Vittel (as Aimos) Robert Le Vigan Robert Le Vigan ... Le peintre (as Le Vigan) René Génin René Génin ... Le docteur (as Genin) Marcel Pérès Marcel Pérès ... Le chauffeur (as Perez) Jenny Burnay Jenny Burnay ... L'amie de Lucien Roger Legris Roger Legris ... Le garçon d'hôtel (as Legris) Martial Rèbe Martial Rèbe ... Le client Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Léo Malet Léo Malet ... Soldier (uncredited) Marcel Melrac Marcel Melrac ... (uncredited) Raymond Pélissier Raymond Pélissier ... (uncredited) Raphaël Raphaël ... Un complice (uncredited) Jacques Soukoff Jacques Soukoff ... Lucien's henchman (uncredited) Gaby Wagner Gaby Wagner ... Complice (uncredited) Claude Walter Claude Walter ... L'orphelin (uncredited)

On a foggy night, Jean, an army deserter, catches a ride to the port city of Le Havre. Hoping to start over, Jean finds himself in a lonely bar at the far edge of town. However, while getting a good meal and civilian clothes, Jean meets Nelly, a 17-year-old, who has run away from her godfather, Zabel, with whom she lives. Jean and Nelly spend time together over the following days, but they are often interrupted by Zabel, who is also in love with her, and by Lucien, a gangster who is looking for Nelly's ex-boyfriend, Maurice, who has recently gone missing. 

Jean, un déserteur de l'armée coloniale, arrive au Havre d'où il veut quitter la France. Dans le bistrot de Panama, un original, il fait la connaissance de Nelly, jeune fille mélancolique terrorisée par son tuteur Zabel qu'elle soupçonne d'avoir assassiné Maurice, son amant.

DVD-R is in French with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 91 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!

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