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Taxi for Tobruk

Taxi for Tobruk

A Feature film by Denys de la Patellière

Produced by Franco-London Films, Gaumont

Release in France : 10/05/1961

    Synopsis

    A quartet of French soldiers find themselves lost in the African desert. When they capture a German truck, they order the Nazi driver to take them to Tobruk. Despite the fact they are enemies, the soldiers get along reasonably well with their Teutonic hostage.

     

    Actors (12)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Franco-London Films, Gaumont

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Gaumont, Télédis

    Foreign production company :

    Procusa

    French distribution :

    Gaumont

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (16)

    Assistant directors :

    Pierre Granier-Deferre, Roberto Bodegas

    Author of original work :

    René Havard

    Director of Photography :

    Marcel Grignon

    Camera Operator :

    Charles-Henri Montel

    Assistant editor :

    Marie-Claude Bariset

    Production Designer :

    Paul-Louis Boutié

    Costume designer :

    Madeleine Charlot

    Still Photographer :

    Vincent Rossell

    Dialogue Writer :

    Michel Audiard

    Screenwriters :

    Denys de la Patellière, René Havard

    Sound Recordist :

    Georges Mardiguian

    Editor :

    Jacqueline Thiedot

    Continuity supervisor :

    Colette Crochot

    Music Composer :

    Georges Garvarentz

    Narrator :

    Roland Menard

    Location Manager :

    Philippe Modave

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Adventure, War

    Themes :

    War, Friendship

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French

    Production year :

    1960

    French release :

    10/05/1961

    Runtime :

    2 h 12 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    23761

    Visa issue date :

    04/05/1961

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm