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The Storm-Tamer

A Short film by Jean Epstein

Produced by Filmagazine

Production year : 1948

    Synopsis

    A young woman fears for her boyfriend as he decides to sail out right before a big storm. Despite everyone's efforts to calm her down, she feels ominous about the whole thing and refuses to let go of her anxiety. As the seas rise and the wind howls, she eventually searches for help from the "Tempestaire" (Tempest-tamer) who settles the sea and (instantaneously) brings the boyfriend home.

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Filmagazine

    French distribution :

    Le Trident

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Potemkine Films

    Full credits (7)

    Screenwriter :

    Jean Epstein

    Sound recordists :

    Léon Vareille, Séverin Frankiel

    Production Manager :

    Nino Costantini

    Music Composer :

    Yves Baudrier

    Director of Photography :

    Albert Militon

    Camera Operator :

    Robert Schneider

    Editor :

    Jean Epstein

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1948

    Runtime :

    22 min

    Visa number :

    6031

    Visa issue date :

    14/05/1947

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono