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10 Ratings

The Crab Drum

Le Crabe-Tambour

Directed by Pierre Schoendoerffer
France, 1977


A dying French naval frigate captain tries to make a last rendezvous in the winter storm-tossed seas off the Grand Banks, with “le crab tambour,” a French war hero he had betrayed twenty years earlier.

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The Crab Drum Directed by Pierre Schoendoerffer

Awards & Festivals

César Awards

1978 | 3 wins including: Best Actor

1978 | 3 nominations including: Best Film

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