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Port of Shadows (1938)

Crime, Drama, Romance 1h 31m

AroView: The forever anti-heroic Jean Gabin takes on an underworld of pimps and perverts in this brooding French classic.

Gabin plays a military deserter who finds love and trouble (and a small dog) in a smoky French port city.

A major influence on the film noir movement, this is a gorgeous example of poetic realism, with it’s hazy lights, wet cobblestones and romantic fatalism. Perfect for a rainy night in.

Director

Marcel Carné

Language

French

Subtitles

English

Country

France