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The Tempest: Poem on the Sea

Le tempestaire

Directed by Jean Epstein
France, 1947
Avant-Garde, Short


Despite her protestations and concerns over ominous signs, a young woman’s lover leaves for the sea to fish for sardines, but while he is out a terrible storm strikes. However, she finds out about Le Tempestaire, or Tempest Master, who has the power to speak to the wind and subdue it.

The Tempest: Poem on the Sea Directed by Jean Epstein

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