Departure (1931 film)

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Directed by Maurice Tourneur
Written by Roland Dorgelès (novel)
Maurice Tourneur
Starring Jean Marchat
Simone Cerdan
Ginette d'Yd
Gaby Basset
Music by Roland Manuel
Cinematography Georges Benoît
Henri Barreyre
Edited by Jacques Tourneur
Distributed by Pathé-Natan
Release date(s) 14 September 1931
Running time 99 minutes
Country France
Language French

Departure (French:Partir) is a 1931 French drama film directed by Maurice Tourneur and starring Jean Marchat, Simone Cerdan and Ginette d'Yd. It was based on a novel by Roland Dorgelès.[1] An opera singer travelling with her company on a passenger ship for a tour of French Indochina, encounters a mysterious young man who she falls in love with.



  1. ^ Waldman p.144


  • Waldman, Harry. Maurice Tourneur: The Life and Films. McFarland, 2008.

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