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The General of the Dead Army

The General of the Dead Army

A Feature film by Luciano Tovoli

Produced by Films 66

Release in France : 19/10/1983


    In the early 1960s, nearly 20 years since the Second World War ended, an Italian general, accompanied by a priest who is also an Italian army colonel, is sent to Albania to locate and collect the bones of his countrymen who had died during the war and return them for burial in Italy. As they go deeper into the Albanian countryside they find they are being followed by another general who is looking for the bodies of German soldiers killed in World War II.

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Films 66

    Foreign production companies :

    Antea, Rai Cinema

    French distribution :

    UGC Distribution

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    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producer :

    Michel Piccoli

    Author of original work :

    Ismail Kadaré

    Screenwriters :

    Luciano Tovoli, Michel Piccoli, Jean-Claude Carrière

    Editors :

    Noëlle Boisson, Jennifer Augé, Mirco Garrone, Marie Robert

    Continuity supervisor :

    Claude Luquet

    Music Composer :

    Gustav Mahler

    Sound Mixer :

    Guillaume Sciama

    Assistant directors :

    Inigo Lezzi, Dominique Tabuteau, Jean-Luc Millorit

    Sound Recordist :

    Guillaume Sciama

    Director of Photography :

    Pépino Pinelli

    Sound editors :

    Claire Pinheiro, Françoise Lefèvre

    Production Designer :

    Davide Bassan

    Foley artist :

    Jean-Pierre Lelong

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    Feature film

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    France, Italy

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    Runtime :

    1 h 45 min

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