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King of Hearts

King of Hearts

A Feature film by Philippe de Broca

Produced by Fildebroc Productions

Release in France : 21/12/1966

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Fildebroc Productions

Foreign production company :

Compagnia Cinematografica Montoro

French distribution :

United Artists

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During the latter part of World War I, Private Charles Plumpick is chosen to go into the French town of Marville and disconnect a bomb that the German army has planted. However, Charles is chased by some Germans and finds himself holed up at the local insane asylum, where the inmates are convinced that he is the "King of Hearts." Feeling obligated to help the inmates, Charles attempts to lead them out of town, but they are afraid to leave and frolic about the streets in gay costumes. Will Charles be able to deactivate the bomb in time and save his newfound friends?

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Full credits (14)

Assistant Director :

Marc Monnet

Producers :

Philippe de Broca, Michelle de Broca

Screenwriter :

Daniel Boulanger

Sound Recordist :

Jacques Carrère

Production managers :

Gérard Crosnier, Jacques Juranville

Production Designer :

Jacques Fonteray

Production Designer :

François de Lamothe

Dialogue Writer :

Daniel Boulanger

Original idea :

Maurice Bessy

Director of Photography :

Pierre Lhomme

Assistant Operator :

François About

Editor :

Françoise Javet

Music Composer :

Georges Delerue

Still Photographer :

Vincent Rossell

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Feature film

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Insanity, War

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France, Italy

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Majority French (France, Italy)

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1 h 35 min

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