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18 Ratings

White Shanks

Pattes blanches

Directed by Jean Grémillon
France, 1949


A robust melodrama from a script by Jean Anouilh. Grémillon revels in the dark twists and surrealistic pleasures of a drama of love rivalry and class conflict in a Brittany fishing village.

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White Shanks Directed by Jean Grémillon

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

1949 | Winner: Best Combination of Editing and Cinematography (Special Prize)

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