Le jour se lève

Le jour se lève

Synopsis

One of the great works of 1930s poetic realist cinema, Le jour se lève was Marcel Carné’s fourth collaboration with screenwriter and poet Jacques Prévert. In this compelling story of obsessive sexuality and murder, the working-class François (Jean Gabin) resorts to killing in order to free the woman he loves from the controlling influence of another man.

Technical Specs

Director: Marcel Carné
Year: 1939
Language: French with English subtitles
Duration: 93 min
Alternate Title: Daybreak