Le jour se lève
Set in a five-story guesthouse in the middle of a Parisian working class neighbourhood, LE JOUR SE LÈVE opens on the top floor of the building with shouts and a gunshot. A door opens and the body of a man tumbles down the stairs. As the police start to besiege the building and a crowd gathers, the killer, François (Jean Gabin; Le Plaisir, Le Quai des Brumes), flees the crime scene and locks himself in his room. After unsuccessfully failing to shoot their way into his room the police climb on top of the roof, and François, starts to recall previous events… His love for Françoise (Jacqueline Laurent), the beautiful florist, and her love for Valentin (Jules Berry), the attractive dog trainer. Also starring the renowned Arletty (Les Enfants du Paradis) as Clara, Valentin’s assistant and suggested lover. From the makers of Les Enfants du Paradis, Marcel Carné’s LE JOUR SE LÈVE is now restored to its full gorgeous cinematic glory in 4K and just in time for its 75th anniversary.
Starring Jean Gabin, Jules Berry, Arletty
Director Marcel Carné