R | | Drama
He is a revenge-obssessed stevedore whose sister was brutally raped and murdered. She is a wealthy, elusive woman. They try hard to get together... or do they?
Star Gerard Depardieu was unhappy with the finished film and referred to it as "The Film in the Gutter."
A husband, you have to earn it!
Pre-credits title: "We're born in the gutter ... where the stars gleam in the water."
The version released theatrically in US was 11 minutes shorter than the original released in France.