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Shock Troops (1967)

1 homme de trop (original title)
Approved | | Action, Drama, History | September 1968 (USA)
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A French resistance group liberates some prisoners from the German. Could one of the prisoners be a spy?

Director:

Costa-Gavras

Writers:

Jean-Pierre Chabrol (novel), Costa-Gavras (adaptation)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Charles Vanel ... Passevin
Bruno Cremer ... Cazal
Jean-Claude Brialy ... Jean
Michel Piccoli ... The Extra Man
Gérard Blain ... Thomas
Claude Brasseur ... Groubec
Jacques Perrin ... Kerk
François Périer ... Moujon
Claude Brosset Claude Brosset ... Ouf
Pierre Clémenti ... Le milicien
Michel Creton Michel Creton ... Solin
Paolo Fratini Paolo Fratini ... Philippe
Julie Dassin Julie Dassin ... Jeanne
Nino Segurini Nino Segurini ... Paco
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
René Alone René Alone ... Le médecin
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A French resistance group liberates some prisoners from the German. Could one of the prisoners be a spy?

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Was restored by Lumières Numériques for image L.E. Diapason for sound and digitized by KG Productions in 2016 from the original magnetic band and 35mm negatives, under the supervision of director Costa-Gavras. Prior to this restoration, the film had never been available on home video. See more »

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La Chanson du Maçon
Music by Henri Betti
Lyrics by Maurice Chevalier and Maurice Vandair
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An Unforgettable Film
26 March 2015 | by yusuanlinSee all my reviews

I, too, had a chance to watch this film for only once, and could never forget it, been even searching for a VHS copy but with no luck, agree with the other 2 reviewers' take on this matter, too many bad movies being released on DVD and Blu-Ray, but nobody want to pay attention on this one. Criterion Collection will release 2 great movies made by Costa-Gavras in May 2015, The Confession and State Of Siege , unfortunately "Un Homme De Trop" is not included, I really hope this film is not lost!! I had sent a request to Criterion Collection to make this film available, hope they will acknowledge it. If it's still being shown on TV, meaning at least there is 4x3 aspect ratio version of it, but no..I'd like to see it with original 2.35:1 ratio on Blu-Ray, please!!

"Un Homme De Trop" was shown in 2013 Champs-Elysees Film Festival stated as: "La projection du film très rare Un homme de trop de Costa-Gavras"

The projection of the very rare film of Costa-Gavras

!!! JUST IN It's coming out as part of Costa-Gavras Film Collection Vol.1 in Nov.


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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French | German

Release Date:

September 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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