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Les Hommes de la baleine

Les Hommes de la baleine

A Short film by Mario Ruspoli

Produced by Argos Films, Films Armorial

Production year : 1956

    Synopsis

    In a small fishermen's village in the Azores, an enormous whale is being jointed, carved and stocked. Once this task is over, the whalers ready themselves for another hunt, a fascinating but trying and dangerous experience...

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producers :

    Argos Films, Films Armorial

    About

    “A documentary of extraordinary importance, the film reveals that in some of the Azores islands sperm whales are hunted just like in the good old days of Moby Dick. Featuring an excellent commentary by Jacopo Berenizi, free enough to make highly instructive digressions without breaking the rhythm of the images…”

    Photos

    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producer :

    Anatole Dauman

    Sound Recordist :

    Gilbert Rouget

    Narration Writer :

    Chris Marker

    Directors of Photography :

    Mario Ruspoli, Jacques Soulaire

    Editors :

    Jasmine Chasney, Henri Colpi

    Narrator :

    Gilles Quéant

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Ocean

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1956

    Runtime :

    28 min

    Visa number :

    21432

    Visa issue date :

    29/10/1958

    Production formats :

    16mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono