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Marius (1931)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 13 April 1933 (USA)
Marius is faced with a choice whether to fulfill his passion by sailing the seas or stay and marry the woman he loves.

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(as Alexandre Korda)

Writers:

(play), (screenplay)
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Cast

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César Olivier
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Honoré Panisse (as Charpin)
Alida Rouffe ...
Honorine Cabanis
Paul Dullac ...
Félix Escartefigue
Alexandre Mihalesco ...
Piquoiseau (as Mihalesco)
Robert Vattier ...
Albert Brun
Édouard Delmont ...
Le Goelec
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Storyline

César runs a bar along Marseilles' port, assisted by his 23 year old son, Marius. Colorful characters abound: M. Panisse, an aging widower and prosperous sail maker; Honorine, a fishmonger with a sidewalk stall near the bar; her daughter, Fanny, who helps her sell cockles; and, various old salts. Friends since childhood, Fanny and Marius love each other, but Marius has a secret wanderlust: every ship's whistle stirs a longing for foreign lands. When M. Panisse seeks Fanny's hand in marriage and when a departing clipper needs a deckhand, Marius and Fanny must decide who and what they love most. César, with his generous, comic spirit, tries to guide his son. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Release Date:

13 April 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Marios  »

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| (TCM print)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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Trivia

The film underwent a restoration in 2015, through the Compagnie Méditerranéenne de Film and the Cinémathèque Française, with the support of the CNC, the Franco-American Cultural Fund, TV channel Arte and The Audiovisual Archives of the Principality of Monaco. See more »

Goofs

(at around 11 mins) Honorine (Alida Rouffe) is talking with César. She puts her glass on the table, but after a cut, she put the same glass again on the table. See more »

Connections

Version of Pagnol: Marius (1977) See more »

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A classic movie
24 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is a classic movie. I watched this one 10 times. Lots of humor, it represents France in the 30's in Marseille. What is interesting are the dialogues and cast of characters. One of the best movies of Pagnol and an excellent role for Raimu.


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