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Breaking It Up (The Great Chase)

Breaking It Up (The Great Chase)

A Feature film by John Berry

Produced by Consortium Financier de Production de Films (CFPF), Compagnie Commerciale Française Cinématographique (CCFC), Finistère Films

Release in France : 02/10/1968

    Synopsis

    Frankie and his friends open a nightclub above the lair of Morelli, a notorious gangster. The latter is planning the heist of the century and resents the noise made by the young people enjoying themselves above him. In the end, Morelli decides to use whatever means necessary to drive the noisemakers away. The scheme appears to be thwarted when one of the gangster’s old enemies turns up and offers to protect the nightclub from the egregious Morelli...

    Actors (26)

    Production and distribution (3)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Subject

    Director John Berry went to court to keep his name off the credits after Jean Kerchbron re-edited the film without the director's consent. Neither Berry's name nor that of co-scripter Christian Plume were credited in the final release.

    Full credits (11)

    Executive Producers :

    Jean Kerchner, François Harispuru

    Screenwriters :

    Christian Plume, John Berry, Guy Lionel

    Sound Recordist :

    Séverin Frankiel

    Editor :

    Gilbert Natot

    Production Designer :

    Pierre Guffroy

    Stunt performers :

    Rémy Julienne, Yvan Chiffre

    Dialogue Writer :

    John Berry

    Director of Photography :

    Raymond Letouzey

    Production Manager :

    Jean Kerchner

    Continuity supervisor :

    Lily Hargous

    Music Composers :

    Mickey Jones, Johnny Hallyday, Eddie Vartan

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Action

    Themes :

    Music

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Italy)

    Production year :

    1967

    French release :

    02/10/1968

    Runtime :

    1 h 38 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    33363

    Visa issue date :

    10/07/1968

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Audio format :

    Mono