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A King ithout Distraction / The Pursuit

A King ithout Distraction / The Pursuit

A Feature film by François Leterrier

Produced by Les Films Jean Giono

Release in France : 30/08/1963

    Synopsis

    1840. When young girls continue to disappear from a small, snowbound village, the police sent an officer out to investigate. The officer is approached by a retired government worker who contends the killer is probably someone like themselves. The old man theorizes the murderer kills out of extreme boredom just to liven things up. The policeman follows the clues that lead to the old man. After he kills the old man, the officer is overtaken by the same urge to kill that plagued his adversary.

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films Jean Giono

    French distributors :

    Gaumont, Les Acacias

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

    Full credits (16)

    Assistant Director :

    Daniel Szuster

    Dialogue Writer :

    Jean Giono

    Screenwriter :

    Jean Giono

    Sound Recordist :

    Jacques Bonpunt

    Camera Operator :

    Étienne Szabo

    Editor :

    Françoise Javet

    Production Designer :

    Philippe Ancellin

    Sound Mixer :

    Jacques Carrère

    Adapter/dialogue writer :

    Jean Giono

    Author of original work :

    Jean Giono

    Director of Photography :

    Jean Badal

    Assistant Operator :

    Jean Monsigny

    Production manager :

    Andrée Debar

    Continuity supervisor :

    Colette Ménard

    Music Composers :

    Maurice Jarre, Jacques Brel

    Location Manager :

    Maurice Urbain

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Literary adaptation

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1963

    French release :

    30/08/1963

    Runtime :

    1 h 38 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    25172

    Visa issue date :

    05/09/1963

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Mono