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Horizons sans fin

Horizons sans fin

A Feature film by Jean Dréville

Produced by Les Films Dispa

Release in France : 26/04/1953

    Synopsis

    The life story of famed French aviatrix Helene Boucher is detailed in Horizons san Fin (Endless Horizons). Giselle Pascal stars as Boucher, who is first seen in 1930, leaving her millinery shop behind in favor of the wild blue yonder. Though the world of aviation was still essentially an all-male one (despite England's Amy Johnson and America's Amelia Earhart), Boucher perseveres, eventually breaking all existing male and female speed and height records. A bit slow on the uptake in the dramatic scenes, the film soars (no pun intended) during the aerial sequences. Horizons san Fin was the winner of the Catholic Award at the 1953 Cannes Film Festival.

    Source : allmovie.com

    Actors (22)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films Dispa

    French distribution :

    Les Films Dispa

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    StudioCanal Films Limited

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (11)

    Executive Producer :

    David-Armand Médioni

    Dialogue Writer :

    Raymond Caillava

    Director of Photography :

    André Bac

    Production Manager :

    Armand Bécüe

    Production Designer :

    Raymond Gabutti

    Narrator :

    Gérard Oury

    Assistant directors :

    Georges Lautner, Pierre Chevalier

    Screenwriter :

    Raymond Caillava

    Sound Recordist :

    Robert Biard

    Editor :

    Gabriel Rongier

    Music Composer :

    René Cloerec

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Adventure

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France (100.0%)

    Original French-language productions :

    Unspecified

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1952

    French release :

    26/04/1953

    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    13090

    Visa issue date :

    16/02/1953

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (4)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1953

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1953)

    Selection

    Official Competition