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That Is the Dawn

That Is the Dawn

A Feature film by Luis Buñuel

Produced by Les Films Marceau, Laetitia Film

Release in France : 10/05/1956

    Synopsis

    The story concerns a humane doctor (Georges Marchal) who is aghast at how the residents of a small Island near Corsica are being exploited by a cruel factory owner. Unfortunately, the doctor is unable to extend his concern to his wife, who walks out on him. The arrival of a beautiful stranger (Lucia Bose) and the death of a close friend galvanize the doctor into taking direct action against the villain. The film's anti-capitalist, anti-aristocracy stance is very much in keeping with Buñuel's better-known works.

    Source : allmovie.com

    Actors (14)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Les Films Marceau, Laetitia Film

    French distribution :

    Les Films Marceau

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    Full credits (16)

    Assistant directors :

    Marcel Camus, Jacques Deray

    Dialogue Writer :

    Jean Ferry

    Producers :

    Claude Jaeger, Edmond Tenoudji

    Sound Recordist :

    Antoine Petitjean

    Production Manager :

    André Cultet

    Continuity supervisor :

    Odette Lemarchand

    Art directors :

    Jacques Douy, Jacques Saulnier

    Still Photographer :

    Jean Magis

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Luis Buñuel, Jean Ferry

    Author of original work :

    Emmanuel Roblès

    Director of Photography :

    Robert Lefebvre

    Camera Operator :

    Roger Delpuech

    Editor :

    Marguerite Houllé-Renoir

    Production Designer :

    Max Douy

    Music Composer :

    Joseph Kosma

    Location Manager :

    Michel Choquet

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Italy, France)

    Production year :

    1956

    French release :

    10/05/1956

    Runtime :

    1 h 42 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    17213

    Visa issue date :

    13/01/1956

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono