- Original title
- Running time
- 134 min.
- United States
Julius J. Epstein (Play: Marcel Pagnol, Harold Rome, S.N. Behrman, Joshua Logan)
Harold Rome, Morris Stoloff, Harry Sukman
Warner Bros. Pictures
Drama. Romance | Romantic Drama. 1920s
- Synopsis / Plot
- Almost 19-year-old Marius (Horst Buchholz) feels himself in a rut in Marseille, his life planned for him by his cafe'-owning father, and he longs for the sea. The night before he is to leave on a 5-year voyage, Fanny (Leslie Caron), a girl he grew up with, reveals that she is in love with him, and he discovers that he is in love with her. He must choose between an exciting life at sea, and a boring life with the woman he loves. And Fanny must choose between keeping the man she loves, and letting him live the life he seems to want.
: 5 Nominations for Oscar, including, Movie, Actor (Boyer) and Editing
: Golden Globes: 4 Nominations, including Best Film - Drama
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Drama Screenplay
: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Films
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