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Heartbreak Ridge

Heartbreak Ridge

A Feature film by Jacques Dupont

Produced by Les Films René Risacher

Release in France : 02/08/1955

    Synopsis

    Garcet, a young French officer just out of military school, joins the French Batallion of the United Nations Forces fighting in Korea. He is disappointed at first as he is assigned as liasion officer behind the lines. Later he is given a combat command. There, he has to win the loyality and frienship of his fellow officers and the men. Although all are volunteers, many are puzzled as to just what it is they are fighting for in this remote and desolate corner of the world.

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films René Risacher

    French distribution :

    MGM Metro Goldwyn Mayer

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Editions René Château

    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producer :

    René Risacher

    Sound Recordist :

    Louis Hochet

    Editor :

    Pierre Gillette

    Director of Photography :

    Henri Decaë

    Production Manager :

    Roger Le roch

    Music Composer :

    Dominique Arrieu

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    War

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1955

    French release :

    02/08/1955

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    14096

    Visa issue date :

    23/05/1955

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Academy Awards - 1956

    Academy Awards (United States, 1956)

    Selection

    Nomination for Best Documentary