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Le Silence de la mer

Le Silence de la mer

A Feature film by Jean-Pierre Melville

Produced by Melville Productions

Release in France : 22/04/1949

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Actors (8)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

Melville Productions

Film exports/foreign sales :

Télédis

Co-productions :

Panthéon Productions, Organisation Générale Cinématographique (OGC)

French distribution :

Panthéon Distribution

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

TV broadcasts: details by country

Synopsis

In a small town in occupied France in 1941, the German officer, Werner Von Ebrennac is billeted in the house of the uncle and his niece. The uncle and niece refuse to speak to him, but each evening the officer warms himself by the fire and talks of his country, his music, and his idealistic views of the relationship between France and Germany. That is, until he visits Paris and discovers what is really going on...

Source : IMDb

Full credits (9)

Assistant directors :

Michel Drach, Jacques Guymont

Producers :

Jean-Pierre Melville, Marcel Cartier

Director of Photography :

Henri Decaë

Production Manager :

Edmond Vaxelaire

Music Composer :

Edgar Bischoff

Author of original work :

Vercors

Screenwriter :

Jean-Pierre Melville

Sound Recordist :

Jacques Carrère

Editors :

Jean-Pierre Melville, Henri Decaë

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama

Themes :

History, War

Production language :

French

Production country :

France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

100% French (France)

Production year :

1949

French release :

22/04/1949

Runtime :

1 h 26 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

8312

Visa issue date :

19/01/1949

Approval :

Yes

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Black & White

Aspect ratio :

1.37

Audio format :

Mono

Posters (3)

Director

Festival Selections

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - 2012

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Czech Republic, 2012)

Selection

Tribute to Jean-Pierre Melville