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Road to Salina

Road to Salina

A Feature film by Georges Lautner

Produced by Les Films Corona

Release in France : 11/11/1970


    Jonas (Walker Jr) is on the road to Salina. He stops at a gas station/restaurant and its owner, Mara (Hayworth), is struck by his resemblance to her dead son, Rocky (Porel). He decides to stay on and meets Mara's friend Warren (Begley) and Rocky's sister Billie (Famer), but dark facts are to be revealed about the death of Rocky.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films Corona

    Foreign production companies :

    Selenia Cinematografica, Fono Roma

    French distribution :

    Les Films Corona

    Co-production :

    Transinter Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country


    In the U.S.A Road to Salina had a modest and brief release. Its play-date was usually on the lower half of a double feature. Kevin Thomas in the Los Angeles Times called it " An admirable ambitious film of strictly sophisticated appeal." He described the film as " A fable showing how tragedy can occur when reality intrudes upon the lonely lives of those who live in a world of fantasy". The review in Newsday called Road to Salina " A very strange film... More perversely compelling than it has a right to be". In the Village Voice, Robert Colaciello said: " If your taste runs to 70s actors having 60s sex in a 50s film so that a 40s star can suffer, then Road to Salina is for you".

    Source : Wikipedia

    Full credits (17)

    Assistant directors :

    Robin Davis, Claude Vital

    Author of original work :

    Maurice Cury

    Screenwriters :

    Georges Lautner, Pascal Jardin, Jack Miller

    Sound Recordist :

    René Longuet

    Camera operators :

    Alain Boisnard, Yves Rodallec

    Editor :

    Michelle David

    Continuity supervisor :

    Annie Maurel

    Music Composers :

    Bernard Gérard, Alan Reeves, Christophe

    Location Manager :

    Lucien Lippens

    Dialogue Writers :

    Charles Dorat, Georges Lautner, Jack Miller

    Producer :

    Robert Dorfmann

    Director of Photography :

    Maurice Fellous

    Assistant Operators :

    Jean-Yves Coic, Roland Dantigny

    Production Manager :

    Louis Wipf

    Assistant editor :

    Élisabeth Guido

    Production Designer :

    Jean D'Eaubonne

    Costume designer :

    Jean Bouquin

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Sub-genre :

    Psychological drama

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

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    Nationality :

    50% French (France, Italy)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

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    Rating restrictions :

    Under 12