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Pantalaskas

Pantalaskas

A Feature film by Paul Paviot

Produced by Pavox Films, Alter Films, Paris Inter Productions (PIP), Contact Organisation

Release in France : 03/02/1960

    Synopsis

    Pantalaskas is a Lithuanian immigrant living in Paris.  When he is evicted from his hotel, he becomes desperate and, in an attempt to kill himself, he cuts a piece off his ear.  He finally manages to find new lodgings with Battistini, a policeman, but his despair returns and he makes a second attempt on his life.  Assisted by an hotelier, Troppmann, and a schoolteacher, Clairgeon, Battistini does his best to save Pantalaskas and befriend him.

    Actors (27)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Photos

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producers :

    René Thévenet, Joël Lifschutz, Madeleine Casanova Rodriguez

    Author of original work :

    René Masson

    Director of Photography :

    Marc Fossard

    Production Manager :

    Jacques Garcia

    Production Designer :

    Sydney Bettex

    Dialogue Writer :

    Jacques-Laurent Bost

    Screenwriter :

    Paul Paviot

    Sound Recordist :

    Robert Teisseire

    Editor :

    Francine Grubert

    Music Composer :

    Jean Wiener

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Exile

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1959

    French release :

    03/02/1960

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    22306

    Visa issue date :

    28/01/1960

    Approval :

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono