Port of Shadows

Tender... frankly adult. Filled with almost every emotion known to man
Port of Shadows
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  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: August 13, 2019
  • Originally Released: 1938
  • Label: KL Studio Classics

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As a film that neither attempts more than it can do nor is satisfied with the trivial, Port of Shadows is a pleasure. Full Review
The New Republic
Aug 30, 2012
Rating: 4/5 -- One of the definitive examples of the 'poetic realism' style of French cinema of the pre-war and wartime years... Full Review
The List
May 4, 2012
Rating: 3/4 -- We empathize with their resistance to suffer, but it's hard to feel something other than philosophical respect for characters who think of swimmers as soon-to-be drowned men. Full Review
Slant Magazine
Sep 13, 2012
Rating: 5/5 -- Pessimistic, yet strangely sublime. Full Review
Guardian
May 3, 2012
Rating: 3/5 -- The results are frustrating, though Michel Simon is wonderfully vulnerable as the shopkeeper Zabel, who complains about the injustice of loving like Romeo but looking like Bluebeard. Full Review
Financial Times
May 3, 2012
What is often forgotten when discussing poetic realism is how entertaining the films are, and none is more so than Le Quai des Brumes. Full Review
Electric Sheep
May 3, 2012
Rating: A -- This collaboration of Marcel Carne and Jacques Prevert is a highlight of French poetic realism and a masterpiece of world cinema. Full Review
EmanuelLevy.Com
Jan 24, 2013

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Down a foggy, desolate road to the port city of Le Havre travels Jean, an army deserter looking for another chance to make good on life. Fate, however, has a different plan for him, as acts of both revenge and kindness render him front-page news. -- Description provided by TMDb

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  • UPC: 738329238957
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