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Daybreak

Daybreak

A Feature film by Marcel Carné

Produced by Productions Sigma

Release in France : 09/06/1939

    Synopsis

    Francois, a sympathetic factory worker, kills Valentin with a gun. He locked himself in his furnished room and starts remembering how he was led to murder. He met once Francoise, a young fleurist, and they fell in love. But Francoise was gotten round by Valentin, a dog trainer, a machiavellian guy...

    Source : Wikipedia.

    Actors (27)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Productions Sigma

    French distribution :

    Les Films Vog

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    STUDIOCANAL

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    International releases (3)

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    Subject

    Le Jour se lève was released in France in June 1939 and shown in the US the following year. In France, however, the film was banned in 1940 by the Vichy government on the grounds it was demoralizing and had contributed to the nation's defeat.[1] After the war's end, the film was shown again to wide acclaim.

    In 1947, it was again suppressed when RKO Radio Pictures wanted to remake the film in Hollywood (as The Long Night). The company acquired the distribution rights of the French film and sought to buy up and destroy every copy of the film that they could obtain. For a time it was feared that that they had been successful and that the film was lost, but it re-appeared in the 1950s and has subsequently stood alongside Les Enfants du paradis as one of the finest achievements of the partnership of Carné and Prévert.

    Source : Wikipedia.

    Full credits (12)

    Assistant Director :

    Pierre Blondy

    Dialogue Writer :

    Jacques Prévert

    Screenwriter :

    Jacques Viot

    Sound Recordist :

    Antoine Petitjean

    Music Composer :

    Maurice Jaubert

    Costume designer :

    Boris Bilinsky

    Adapter/dialogue writer :

    Jacques Prévert

    Producer :

    Jean-Pierre Frogerais

    Directors of Photography :

    Philippe Agostini, Curt Courant, André Bac, Albert Viguier

    Editor :

    René Le Hénaff

    Production Designer :

    Alexandre Trauner

    Still Photographer :

    Raymond Voinquel

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Murder

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1938

    French release :

    09/06/1939

    Runtime :

    1 h 33 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    1378

    Visa issue date :

    30/10/1944

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (3)

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    Festival Selections (2)

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1939

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1939)

    Selection

    Official Competition