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The Sleeping Car Murders

The Sleeping Car Murders

A Feature film by Costa Gavras

Produced by Productions et Éditions Cinématographiques Françaises (PECF), Marianne Productions

Release in France : 17/11/1965

    Synopsis

    Six people travel by train overnight from Marseilles to Paris. When the train arrives at its destination, one of the passengers, a girl, is found dead in a sleeping berth. The police led by Inspector Grazzi investigate the other five passengers, suspecting that one of them was responsible. However, as the investigation is stepped up, the other passengers start turning up dead. It is then up to the last remaining two to solve the case, before they become the next victims.

    Source : Wikipedia

    Actors (48)

    Production and distribution (3)

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    Full credits (13)

    Assistant directors :

    Jean-Pierre Périer-Pillu, Bernard Paul

    Dialogue Writer :

    Sébastien Japrisot

    Producer :

    Julien Derode

    Director of Photography :

    Jean Tournier

    Editor :

    Christian Gaudin

    Production Designer :

    Rino Mondellini

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean Nény

    Adapter/dialogue writer :

    Costa Gavras

    Author of original work :

    Sébastien Japrisot

    Screenwriter :

    Costa Gavras

    Sound recordists :

    Joseph De Bretagne, Jacques Carrère

    Continuity supervisor :

    Annie Maurel

    Music Composer :

    Michel Magne

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Thriller, Suspense film

    Themes :

    Murder, Mystery

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1965

    French release :

    17/11/1965

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    29845

    Visa issue date :

    16/07/1965

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (2)

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