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Normandie-Niemen

Normandie-Niemen

A Feature film by Jean Dréville, Damir Vyatich-Berezhnykh

Produced by Franco-London Films

Release in France : 24/02/1960

    Synopsis

    A wartime drama about the French pilots who escaped the Nazi occupation of their country to join the Russians in fighting the Germans. The Frenchmen are put together in one squadron after they arrive in Russia, and language barriers prove not to be insurmountable in the end. As forays are flown in combat, the French suffer their own losses along with the Russians. Meanwhile, some background on the political currents in France during the Vichy government is provided.

    Source : allmovie.com

    Actors (18)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Franco-London Films

    Foreign production company :

    Mosfilm

    French distribution :

    Cinédis

    Associate producer :

    Alkam

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Télédis, Gaumont

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (6)

    Producers :

    Henry Deutschmeister, Alexandre Kamenka

    Director of Photography :

    Jacques Natteau

    Production Designer :

    Alexandre Hinkis

    Screenwriters :

    Elsa Triolet, Charles Spaak, Konstantin Simonov

    Editor :

    Boris Lewin

    Music Composer :

    José Padilla

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    War

    Production language :

    French, Russian

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1959

    French release :

    24/02/1960

    Runtime :

    2 h 1 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    20348

    Visa issue date :

    05/02/1960

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Audio format :

    Mono