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An Eye for an Eye

An Eye for an Eye

A Feature film by André Cayatte

Produced by Ugc

Release in France : 13/09/1957

    Synopsis

    A doctor who has been working all day is having a rest in his home in Lebanon when a man knocks on his door: his pregnant wife is not very well and he asks for help.The exhausted physician has his servant tell the lad to drive to the hospital. On the road, the car breaks down. When the doctor finally returns to the clinic, his desperate assistant tells him the woman died during the night: ectopic pregnancy."If you had been here...". Is the doctor really responsible for this death? There begins an odyssey that will take the doctor through the desert.

    Actors (16)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Ugc

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    StudioCanal Films Limited

    Foreign production companies :

    Jolly Film, Galatea

    French distribution :

    UGC Distribution (ex International)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (15)

    Assistant Director :

    Jean Valère

    Dialogue Writer :

    Pierre Bost

    Producer :

    André Halley des Fontaines

    Director of Photography :

    Christian Matras

    Camera Operator :

    Alain Douarinou

    Editor :

    Paul Cayatte

    Production Designer :

    Jacques Colombier

    Still Photographer :

    Jacques Boutinot

    Adapter/dialogue writer :

    André Cayatte

    Author of original work :

    Vahé Katcha

    Screenwriters :

    Vahé Katcha, André Cayatte

    Sound Recordist :

    Jacques Lebreton

    Production Manager :

    François Carron

    Continuity supervisor :

    Simone Chavaudra

    Music Composer :

    Louiguy

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Adventure

    Production language :

    French, Arabic

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Italy)

    Production year :

    1957

    French release :

    13/09/1957

    Runtime :

    1 h 53 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    18524

    Visa issue date :

    13/09/1957

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    2.00

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1957

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1957)

    Selection

    Official Competition