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A Man Escaped

A Man Escaped

A Feature film by Robert Bresson

Produced by NEF - Nouvelles Éditions de Films, Gaumont

Release in France : 07/11/1956

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Actors (13)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producers :

NEF - Nouvelles Éditions de Films, Gaumont

French distribution :

Gaumont

Film exports/foreign sales :

Gaumont

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

TV broadcasts: details by country

Synopsis

French Resistance activist Andre Devigny is imprisoned by the Nazis, and devotes his waking hours to planning an elaborate escape. Then, on the same day, he is condemned to death, and given a new cellmate. Should he kill him, or risk revealing his plans to someone who may be a Gestapo informer ?

Source : IMDb

Full credits (14)

Assistant Director :

Michel Clément

Producers :

Alain Poiré, Jean Thuillier

Screenwriter :

Robert Bresson

Sound recordists :

Pierre-André Bertrand, Guy Rophé

Production Manager :

Robert Sussfeld

Continuity supervisor :

Annie Dubouillon

Still Photographer :

Jean-Louis Castelli

Author of original work :

André Devigny

Line Producer :

Robert Sussfeld

Director of Photography :

Léonce-Henri Burel

Assistant Operators :

Jean Charvein, Jean-César Chiabaut, Henri Raichi

Editor :

Raymond Lamy

Production Designer :

Pierre Charbonnier

Location Manager :

Irénée Leriche

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama

Themes :

Justice, Freedom

Production language :

French

Production country :

France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

100% French (France)

Production year :

1956

French release :

07/11/1956

Runtime :

1 h 35 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

18161

Visa issue date :

09/11/1956

Approval :

Unknown

Production formats :

35mm

Aspect ratio :

1.37

Audio format :

Mono

Posters (2)

Director

Festival Selections (2)

Awards

Cannes International Film Festival - 1957

Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1957)

Awards

Best Direction Award