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Captain H

France, 1961 (MIFF 1961, Programme 16)

Director: Jean-Jacques Languepin

The Story of one barge and her captain passing along the River Seine from Le Havre to Paris. The film gives an insight into the life of the river people, a life still hard enough and one which tends to cut them off from the rest of the world.

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