Le camion (1977) AKA The Lorry / The Truck


Initially conceived as the story of an older woman hitching a ride with a trucker, bemoaning the demise of the revolution and the impoverished state of society (“the world has gone to rack and ruin”), Le Camion is the film that ensued when Duras couldn’t find a suitable actress for the lead. Instead, she and Gérard Depardieu sit at a table and read from the script, discussing the film that might have been, with periodic cutaways to a truck driving along the highway at night. 

Director: Marguerite Duras. AKA The Lorry / The Truck
Stars: Marguerite Duras, Gérard Depardieu.


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  1. Rob
    December 9, 2018

    Excellent! Thank you!

  2. Michael
    January 16, 2019

    Not for all taste. It is a curiosity film and I was intrigue all the way. Thank you Jon

  3. Pascalle
    April 20, 2020

    Dont be distracted by other things,stay focused..otherwise it gets boring..
    Interesting story about life..in a truck…but it could have been everywhere..

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