Le Repas des Fauves (The Feast of Wild Beasts)

TitleLe Repas des Fauves (The Feast of Wild Beasts)
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1964
AuthorsChristian-Jaque
Running Time97 minutes
Mediumblack and white
Publication LanguageFrench
Abstract

Friendships unravel in a small French town in World War II. After an attack kills two people outside a restaurant, the head of the Gestapo orders those there that they must choose who will be executed if the guilty party is not found. Friends gathered to celebrate a birthday turn on each other, revealing a lack of loyalty and an abundance of cowardice.

Cast

France Anglade

Francis Blanche

Boy Gobert

Credits

Producer: Jacques Bar

Directed by: Christian-Jaque

Screenplay: Christian-Jaque, Henri Jeanson, and Claude Marcy

Music: GĂ©rard Calvi

Photography: Pierre Petit

Editing: Jacques Desagneaux

Art Direction: Jean d'Eaubonne

Decoration: Maurice Petri

Genre

Drama, Black Comedy

Translated TitleThe Feast of Wild Beasts
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