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The Damned

The Damned

A Feature film by René Clément

Produced by Speva Films

Release in France : 19/09/1947

    Synopsis

    Oslo, April 19th 1945, as the Third Reich is living its last day, a group of Nazis and sympathizers (a Wehrmacht general, an SS leader and his "assistant", an Italian industrialist and his wife who is also the general's lover, a French collaborator) board a submarine that will take them to South America, where they hope to find shelter. While they sail off the shores of liberated Royan they manage to kidnap a French doctor to have him look after a wounded passenger. Dr Guilbert will be forced to share the restricted space of the submarine with the fugitives. The atmosphere soon becomes unbreathable...

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (13)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Speva Films

    French distribution :

    Ciné Sélection

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Gaumont

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (11)

    Assistant directors :

    Pierre Chevalier, Claude Clément

    Dialogue Writer :

    Henri Jeanson

    Producers :

    Michel Safra, André Paulvé, Paul Wagner

    Sound recordists :

    Joseph De Bretagne, Robert Teisseire

    Editor :

    Roger Dwyre

    Music Composer :

    Yves Baudrier

    Adaptation :

    René Clément, Jacques Rémy

    Authors of original work :

    Jacques Companeez, Victor Alexandrov

    Director of Photography :

    Henri Alekan

    Camera Operator :

    Henri Tiquet

    Production Designer :

    Paul Bertrand

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama, War

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France (100.0%)

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1947

    French release :

    19/09/1947

    Runtime :

    1 h 41 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    4920

    Visa issue date :

    27/08/1947

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (2)

    Director

    Festival Selections (2)

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1947

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1947)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Awards

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1947

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1947)

    Awards

    Grand Prize - Best Adventure and Crime Film