Two scenes Underwater dance
'The skipper jumped in the water!'
'Jumped in the water?'
Distraught by the loss of his wife, Juliette, the barge captain, Jean jumps in the water after remembering how Juliette had told him a folk-tale that you can see the face of your true love in the water.
Scene two: Père Jules
Exotic objects, including the hands of his friend in a glass jar; these tattoos 'keep (me) warm' - the magic of these objects, no it's not a knife, it's a switch-blade.
'I'll play the acccordian for you.'
'Nothing but beautiful things ...'
(Caracas during the revolution in 1890; Havana; China and Japan).
Watch an interview with Truffaut when he speaks about how he saw 'L'Atalante for the first time as a teenager.
You can watch the full film here, with English subtitles.