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La Roue

1923 Rated NR 2hr 41m

This epic silent film tells the tragic tale of railroad engineer Sisif (Séverin-Mars), who rescues a young girl from a train wreck and raises her as his adoptive daughter, only to fall in love with her as she matures. Sisif's natural son, Elie, also falls in love with his stepsister and eventually confronts his father over their shared affection for the woman. Abel Gance directs this 1923 masterpiece also starring Ivy Close.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W - Tinted; interactive menus; scene access; Autour de La Roue; Original Press Book Slide Show; This film spans two discs; this disc includes the beginning of the movie.