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The Stranger

The Stranger

A Feature film by Luchino Visconti

Release in France : 20/10/1967


    In an atmosphere of political tension when the French still control Algiers, an Algerian is killed on the beach and a French man who has lived in Algiers all his life is arrested for the murder. A trial takes place. One of the witnesses was at the funeral of Arthur Meursault's mother. It bothers other mourners and Mersault himself that he showed no emotion when his mother died. His eventful day at the beach takes place a short time after the funeral when he is examining what his life has been and what path should he take in the future.

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    Actors (16)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    Marianne Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

    Foreign production companies :

    Dino De Laurentiis Cinematografica, Casbah Films, Master Film

    French distribution :

    Paramount Pictures (France)

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    Full credits (11)

    Adaptation :

    Emmanuel Roblès

    Screenwriters :

    Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Georges Conchon, Luchino Visconti

    Co-producer :

    Henri Michaud

    Sound Recordist :

    Vittorio Trentino

    Production Designer :

    Bruno Garbuglia

    Costume designer :

    Piero Tosi

    Author of original work :

    Albert Camus

    Foreign producers :

    Dino De Laurentiis, Marcello Mastroianni, Pietro Notarianni

    Director of Photography :

    Giuseppe Rotunno

    Camera Operator :

    Mario Capriotti

    Music Composer :

    Piero Piccioni

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Literary adaptation

    Production language :

    French, Italian

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

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    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

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    Posters (4)


    Festival Selections

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1967

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1967)


    Official Competition