A poem to love & patriotism soon after the end of WWI. A highly original and poetic film using many experimental camera techniques, which proved too fanciful for many but which established his reputation as a talented innovator.
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Marcel L'Herbier's first film for Gaumont received poor reviews. The journal la Cinématographie française best description was that it is "feeble, limp, longwinded and maudlin."