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The Desert of the Tartars

The Desert of the Tartars

A Feature film by Valerio Zurlini

Produced by Galatée Films

Release in France : 12/01/1977

    Synopsis

    As his first assignment, lieutenant Drogo is sent to an isolated fortress on the borders of a desert and of a range of high mountains. The mission of the garrison is to prevent a possible incursion by the fearsome Tartars, coming from beyond the desert. Some fellow officers are eagerly awaiting an attack; some no longer want to believe in it; others take advantage of the vague threat to further their career. All of them are sacrificing everything -- health, youth, friends, family -- for a distant military ideal: leading the defence against the onslaught of the enemy. But in the vast emptiness surrounding the fortress, nobody has ever sighted the Tartars...

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (11)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Galatée Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Les Acacias

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (15)

    Executive Producers :

    Jacques Perrin, Michelle de Broca, Giorgio Silvagni, Enzo Giulioli

    Adaptation :

    Jean-Louis Bertuccelli, André G. Brunelin

    Screenwriters :

    André G. Brunelin, Jean-Louis Bertuccelli

    Director of Photography :

    Luciano Tovoli

    Production Manager :

    Enzo Giulioli

    Production Designer :

    Giancarlo Bartolini Salimbeni

    Costume designer :

    Giancarlo Bartolini Salimbeni

    Location Manager :

    Régis Wargnier

    Assistant Director :

    Christian de Chalonge

    Author of original work :

    Dino Buzzati

    Co-producer :

    Michelle de Broca

    Sound Recordist :

    Bernard Bats

    Editor :

    Raimondo Crociani

    Music Composer :

    Ennio Morricone

    Still Photographer :

    Georges Pierre

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Literary adaptation , Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1976

    French release :

    12/01/1977

    Runtime :

    2 h 18 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    45312

    Visa issue date :

    09/12/1976

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (2)

    Delegations