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Bay of Angels (1963)

La baie des anges (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 1 March 1963 (France)
Jean is a clerk in a bank. His colleague Caron is a gambler and gives him the virus. In the casinos, Jean meets Jackie. Their love affair will follow their luck at the roulette.

Director:

Jacques Demy

Writer:

Jacques Demy (scenario and dialogue)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jeanne Moreau ... Jacqueline 'Jackie' Demaistre
Claude Mann ... Jean Fournier
Paul Guers ... Caron
Henri Nassiet Henri Nassiet ... M. Fournier - le père de Jean
André Certes André Certes ... Le direteur de la banque
Nicole Chollet Nicole Chollet ... Marthe
Georges Alban Georges Alban
Conchita Parodi Conchita Parodi ... L'hôtelière
Jacques Moreau Jacques Moreau
André Canter André Canter
Jean-Pierre Lorrain Jean-Pierre Lorrain
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Storyline

Jean is a clerk in a bank. His colleague Caron is a gambler and gives him the virus. In the casinos, Jean meets Jackie. Their love affair will follow their luck at the roulette. Written by Yepok

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Taglines:

A stirring journey into the nightmare of a woman driven by a strange passion. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

France | Monaco

Language:

French

Release Date:

1 March 1963 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Bay of Angels See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$85,840

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,840
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Sud-Pacifique Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Finnish censorship visa # 65992 delivered on 24-7-1963. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Beaches of Agnès (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Le Jeu Et L'amour Aux Trois Pianos
Written and Performed by Michel Legrand Et Son Orchestre
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Bleak but Enlivening Black + White Psychological Film
23 May 2018 | by WhimsicalVoniaSee all my reviews

Bay of Angels (French: La baie des anges) (1963) Director: Jacques Demy Watched: February 2018 Rating: 7/10

An immersive dance, Doomed love in bleak black and white, Lovely Legrand score, Eloquent warning against Wayward gambling lifestyle. ---- Tanka, literally "short poem", is a form of poetry consisting of five lines, unrhymed, with the 5-7-5-7-7 syllable format. #Tanka #PoemReview


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