The Abyss (1988 film)

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The Abyss
The Abyss (1988 film).jpg
Film poster
Directed by André Delvaux
Produced by Jean-Claude Batz
Philippe Dussart
Written by André Delvaux
Marguerite Yourcenar
Starring Gian Maria Volontè
Music by Frédéric Devreese
Cinematography Charles Van Damme
Edited by Albert Jurgenson
Release date
  • 13 May 1988 (1988-05-13)
Running time
110 minutes
Country France
Language French

The Abyss (French: L'Œuvre au noir) is a 1988 drama film directed by André Delvaux. It was entered into the 1988 Cannes Film Festival.[1] It is based on the novel of the same name by Marguerite Yourcenar. The film received the André Cavens Award for Best Film by the Belgian Film Critics Association (UCC).



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Abyss". Retrieved 27 July 2009. 

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