L'Atalante: In Jean Vigos hands an unassuming tale of conjugal love becomes an achingly romantic reverie of desire and hope. Jean a barge captain marries Juliette an innocent country girl and the two climb aboard Jeans boat the L'ATALANTE (otherwise populated by an earthy first mate and a multitude of mangy cats) and embark on their new life together. Both a surprisingly erotic idyll and a clear-eyed meditation on love L'ATALANTE Vigos only feature-length work is a film like no other…

L'Atalante: In Jean Vigos hands an unassuming tale of conjugal love becomes an achingly romantic reverie of desire and hope. Jean a barge captain marries Juliette an innocent country girl and the two climb aboard Jeans boat the L'ATALANTE (otherwise populated by an earthy first mate and a multitude of mangy cats) and embark on their new life together. Both a surprisingly erotic idyll and a clear-eyed meditation on love L'ATALANTE Vigos only feature-length work is a film like no other…

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