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Taxi for Tobruk

Taxi for Tobruk

A Feature film by Denys de la Patellière

Produced by Franco-London Films, Gaumont

Release in France : 10/05/1961

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Actors (12)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producers :

Franco-London Films, Gaumont

Film exports/foreign sales :

Gaumont, Télédis

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A quartet of French soldiers find themselves lost in the African desert. When they capture a German truck, they order the Nazi driver to take them to Tobruk. Despite the fact they are enemies, the soldiers get along reasonably well with their Teutonic hostage.


Full credits (16)

Assistant directors :

Pierre Granier-Deferre, Roberto Bodegas

Author of original work :

René Havard

Director of Photography :

Marcel Grignon

Camera Operator :

Charles-Henri Montel

Assistant editor :

Marie-Claude Bariset

Production Designer :

Paul-Louis Boutié

Costume designer :

Madeleine Charlot

Still Photographer :

Vincent Rossell

Dialogue Writer :

Michel Audiard

Screenwriters :

Denys de la Patellière, René Havard

Sound Recordist :

Georges Mardiguian

Editor :

Jacqueline Thiedot

Continuity supervisor :

Colette Crochot

Music Composer :

Georges Garvarentz

Narrator :

Roland Menard

Location Manager :

Philippe Modave

Technical details

Feature film

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Sub-genre :

Adventure, War

Themes :

War, Friendship

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Nationality :

Majority French

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Runtime :

2 h 12 min

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