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THE TEMPEST: POEM ON THE SEA

Le tempestaire

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

Synopsis

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.

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Synopsis

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 SeaDirected byJean Epstein

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International Film Festival Rotterdam
2012

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