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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

    Synopsis

    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...

    Source : IMDb.

    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

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Gaumont

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    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

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Historical

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Italy)

    Production year :

    1973

    French release :

    26/09/1974

    Runtime :

    1 h 25 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    41407

    Visa issue date :

    27/02/1974

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1974

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1974)

    Selection

    Out of Competition