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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

    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

    Actors (8)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Melville Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Gaumont

    Co-productions :

    Panthéon Productions, Organisation Générale Cinématographique (OGC)

    French distribution :

    Panthéon Distribution

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    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