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The 317th Platoon

The 317th Platoon

A Feature film by Pierre Schoendoerffer

Produced by Les Productions Georges de Beauregard, Rome-Paris Films

Release in France : 31/03/1965

    Synopsis

    In Vietnam, 1954, a French platoon isolated behind enemy lines tries to come back. It is led by the inexperienced, idealistic sous-lieutenant Torrens, and by adjutant Willsdorf, a WWII veteran of the Werhmacht.

    Actors (5)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Les Productions Georges de Beauregard, Rome-Paris Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    StudioCanal Films Limited

    Foreign production company :

    Producciones Benito Perojo

    French distribution :

    Rank

    Full credits (15)

    Executive Producer :

    Georges de Beauregard

    Adapter/dialogue writer :

    Pierre Schoendoerffer

    Author of original work :

    Pierre Schoendoerffer

    Director of Photography :

    Raoul Coutard

    Camera Operator :

    Georges Liron

    Editor :

    Armand Psenny

    Music Composer :

    Pierre Jansen

    Location Manager :

    Roger Scipion

    Assistant directors :

    Philippe Fourastié, Georges Pellegrin

    Dialogue Writer :

    Pierre Schoendoerffer

    Foreign Producer :

    Benito Perojo

    Assistant Operator :

    Jean Garcenot

    Production Manager :

    René Demoulin

    Assistant editor :

    Renée Deschamps

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean Nény

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    War

    Production language :

    French, Vietnamese

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1964

    French release :

    31/03/1965

    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    29421

    Visa issue date :

    30/03/1965

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (2)

    Director

    Festival Selections (2)

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1965

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1965)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Awards