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Code Name : Tiger

Code Name : Tiger

A Feature film by Claude Chabrol

Produced by Progefi

Release in France : 18/11/1964

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Actors (21)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producer :

Progefi

French distribution :

Gaumont

Foreign production company :

Alexandra Produzioni Cinematografiche

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

TV broadcasts: details by country

Synopsis

A super-secret faction of the French Police have been assigned to protect a visiting ambassador from Turkey, as well as his wife and daughter. It seems that the Turkish delegate is in Paris to sign a deal for a new jet aircraft that will be used in a war, and a Vast Criminal Organization is out to stop the deal at any cost. Enter Hanin, a bovine, chain-smoking hero, who inserts himself into the action with a series of brutal, violent fistfights which usually leave him bloodied but nearly always the winner. And when he’s not fighting off hordes of enemy agents, he finds time to romance the lovely Mehlica, the daughter of the Turkish ambassador.

Subject

 With touches of the bizarre -- a sinister blonde, a fey villain, killers meeting in a flooded house, and brutal battles set in a deserted junkyard, Code Name: Tiger reveals the deft directorial touches of the esteemed CLAUDE CHABROL (The Butcher) who dabbled in a number of Euro espionage flicks during the early Sixties before settling in to cult director status with a whole new form of socio-political cinema in France dubbed "The New Wave."

Full credits (12)

Executive Producer :

Christine Gouze-Renal

Adapter/dialogue writer :

Jean Halain

Director of Photography :

Jean Rabier

Camera operators :

Daniel Diot, Claude Zidi

Editor :

Jacques Gaillard

Continuity supervisor :

Aurore Chabrol

Assistant directors :

Pierre Gauchet, Josée Dayan

Screenwriter :

Roger Hanin

Sound Recordist :

Jean-Claude Marchetti

Production managers :

Clément Ollier, Fred Surin

Assistant editor :

Monique Fardoulis

Music Composer :

Pierre Jansen

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Action , Adventure, Crime/thriller

Themes :

Espionage

Production language :

French

Coproducer countries :

France, Italy

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

Majority French (France, Italy)

Production year :

1964

French release :

18/11/1964

Runtime :

1 h 35 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

29489

Visa issue date :

17/11/1964

Approval :

Unknown

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Black & White

Aspect ratio :

1.66

Audio format :

Mono