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The Holy Year

The Holy Year

A Feature film by Jean Girault

Produced by Société Nouvelle de Cinématographie (SNC)

Release in France : 23/04/1976


    Max (Jean Gabin), an aging gangster, and his cellmate, Pierre (Jean-Claude Brialy) escape from prison. They board an airplane for Rome where Max has stashed a huge amount of gold and disguise themselves as clergymen in order to blend in with the wave of priests heading for the Vatican during the Holy Year. Things become quite complicated for the fake bishop and his friend when their plane is hijacked and heads not for Rome but Tangiers!


    Actors (51)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Société Nouvelle de Cinématographie (SNC)

    Foreign production company :

    Tritone Cinematografica

    Co-production :

    TF1 Films Production

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    SND Groupe M6

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    Full credits (17)

    Executive Producers :

    Gérard Beytout, René Pignières

    Adaptation :

    Jacques Vilfrid, Jean Girault

    Sound Recordist :

    Paul Lainé

    Voice :

    Léon Zitrone

    Assistant Operator :

    Jean Castagnier

    Editor :

    Michel Lewin

    Continuity supervisor :

    Florence Moncorgé-Gabin

    Music Composer :

    Claude Bolling

    Location Manager :

    Jacques Schaeffer

    Assistant Director :

    Tony Aboyantz

    Dialogue Writer :

    Jacques Vilfrid

    Screenwriters :

    Louis-Emile Galey, Jacques Vilfrid, Gérard Beytout

    Director of Photography :

    Guy Suzuki

    Production Manager :

    Alain Darbon

    Assistant Editor :

    Marie-Christine Lewin

    Production Designer :

    Sydney Bettex

    Sound Mixer :

    Marcel Corvaisier

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Comedy, Crime/thriller

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

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    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Italy)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

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