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Port of Desire

Port of Desire

A Feature film by Yves Allégret

Produced by Les Films Univers

Release in France : 13/08/1958

    Synopsis

    Pierre, a sailor, heads to Hamburg to search for the girl who became his friend a decade before when he had been a POW in Germany. He finds her in the red-light district, the Reeperbahn, where she works as a mud-wrestler in a crummy dive. She hates her job, and she hates the seedy clientele. When she meets the sailor, her hopes of a better life rise. Even though he is already married, the two fall in love. He promises to return that very night, but he is later knifed to death by a mugger. The unknowing woman, assuming he has abandoned her, is crushed and commits suicide.

    Source : allmovie.com

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films Univers

    French distribution :

    Pathé Consortium Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Celia Films

    Full credits (8)

    Executive Producer :

    José Benazeraf

    Screenwriters :

    Maurice Aubergé, Frédéric Dard, Yves Allégret

    Production Manager :

    Stany Cordier

    Production Designer :

    Robert Guisgand

    Original idea :

    José Benazeraf

    Director of Photography :

    Armand Thirard

    Editor :

    Claude Nicole

    Music Composer :

    Jean Ledrut

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1958

    French release :

    13/08/1958

    Runtime :

    1 h 26 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    19909

    Visa issue date :

    11/08/1958

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Mono