WAR AND SPORT

ESCAPE TO VICTORY thursday
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Horaires de la séance de 13h00 à 15h00

Lieu de la séance Bibliothèque Pompidou


Réalisateur JOHN HUSTON

Pays USA

Film length : 116 min

Language(s) : English with French subtitles

Genre : Fiction

ESCAPE TO VICTORY (1981)

Synopsis

During the Second World War in the summer of 1943 at Gensdorf POW camp, the prisoners kill time playing football. The camp’s commandant, a former international German footballer, wishes to organise a play-off between the team of prisoners, trained by captain John Colby, and a selection of German soldiers. Colby, initially apprehensive, agrees to the idea. The match is to take place in Colombes, France, and an escape plan is soon devised, revolving around Robert Hatch, an American who will need to master a round-shaped ball if he is to be the team’s goalkeeper…


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technical data


Director John Huston
Screenplay Evan Jones, Yabo Yablonsky, Jeff Maguire, Djordje Milicevic
Photography Gerry Fisher
Music Bill Conti
Cast Sylvester Stallone, Michael Caine, Pelé, Max von Sydow
Source Warner, Swank

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