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The Sleeping Car Murders

The Sleeping Car Murders

A Feature film by Costa Gavras

Produced by Productions et Éditions Cinématographiques Françaises (PECF), Marianne Productions

Release in France : 17/11/1965


    Six people travel by train overnight from Marseilles to Paris. When the train arrives at its destination, one of the passengers, a girl, is found dead in a sleeping berth. The police led by Inspector Grazzi investigate the other five passengers, suspecting that one of them was responsible. However, as the investigation is stepped up, the other passengers start turning up dead. It is then up to the last remaining two to solve the case, before they become the next victims.

    Source : Wikipedia

    Actors (48)

    Production and distribution (3)

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    Full credits (13)

    Assistant directors :

    Jean-Pierre Périer-Pillu, Bernard Paul

    Dialogue Writer :

    Sébastien Japrisot

    Producer :

    Julien Derode

    Screenwriter :

    Costa Gavras

    Editor :

    Christian Gaudin

    Production Designer :

    Rino Mondellini

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean Nény

    Adaptation :

    Costa Gavras

    Author of original work :

    Sébastien Japrisot

    Sound recordists :

    Joseph De Bretagne, Jacques Carrère

    Director of Photography :

    Jean Tournier

    Continuity supervisor :

    Annie Maurel

    Music Composer :

    Michel Magne

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Thriller, Suspense film

    Themes :

    Murder, Mystery

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    France (100.0%)

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

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    Black & White

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