Lighthouse Keepers (Gardiens de phare)

  • Jean Grémillon /
  • France /
  • 1929 /
  • 82 mins

Génica Athanasiou, Gabrielle Fontan, Geymond Vital, Paul Fromet / No

Screening with live piano accompaniment by Will Pickvance.

A Brittany lighthouse keeper is bitten by a rabid dog shortly before he and his father leave for month-long duty at a remote lighthouse. The young man comes down with hydrophobia, endangering himself, his father and their mission. An incandescent melodrama of stunning intensity.

Print courtesy of The National Film Center of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

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