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Lancelot of the Lake

Lancelot of the Lake

A Feature film by Robert Bresson

Produced by Mara Films

Release in France : 26/09/1974

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Actors (15)

Production and distribution (5)

Executive Producer :

Mara Films

Foreign production company :

Gerico Sound

French distribution :

Compagnie Française de Distribution Cinématographique (CFDC)

Co-productions :

O.R.T.F., Laser Productions

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A million miles away from 'Camelot' or 'Excalibur', this film ruthlessly strips the Arthurian legend down to its barest essentials. Arthur's knights, far from being heroic, are conniving and greedy men who, just before the film starts, have failed miserably to find the Holy Grail. Aimlessly resentful at first, the developing relationship between Lancelot and Queen Guinevere focuses their rage, leading to inevitable tragedy...

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Full credits (14)

Assistant directors :

Bernard Cohn, Mylène Van Der Mersch

Screenwriter :

Robert Bresson

Sound Recordist :

Bernard Bats

Assistant Operators :

Jean-César Chiabaut, Dominique Le Rigoleur, Jacques Dorot

Editor :

Germaine Lamy

Foley artist :

Daniel Couteau

Production Designer :

Pierre Charbonnier

Producers :

Jean-Pierre Rassam, Jean Yanne, Alfredo Bini

Director of Photography :

Pasqualino de Santis

Sound Assistant :

Bernard Rochut

Production Manager :

Michel Choquet

Music Composer :

Philippe Sarde

Stunt performer :

Yvan Chiffre

Location Manager :

Philippe Lievre

Technical details

Feature film

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Coproducer countries :

France, Italy

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Nationality :

Majority French (France, Italy)

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Runtime :

1 h 25 min

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Posters (1)


Festival Selections

Cannes International Film Festival - 1974

Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1974)


Out of Competition