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Capricious small-town girl Juliette and barge captain Jean marry after a whirlwind courtship, and she comes to live aboard his boat, L'Atalante. As they make their way down the Seine, Jean grows weary of Juliette's flirtations with his all-male crew, and Juliette longs to escape the monotony of the boat and experience the excitement of a big city. When she steals away to Paris by herself, her husb...

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Directed by

Jean Vigo

Written by

Jean Vigo (Screenplay)
Jean Guinée (Screenplay)
Albert Riéra (Screenplay)

Runtime

89 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

marriage underwater surrealism depression marital problem barge

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