Sergeant X (1960 film)

Sergeant X (French: Sergent X) is a 1960 French drama film directed by Bernard Borderie and starring Noëlle Adam, Christian Marquand and Paul Guers. It is a remake of the 1932 film of the same title. It was made in the style of a traditional Foreign Legion film with little acknowledgement of the ongoing Algerian War.[1]

Sergeant X
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Directed byBernard Borderie
Written byIvan Loukach
Produced byIgnace Morgenstern
Starring
CinematographyClaude Renoir
Edited byChristian Gaudin
Music byGeorges Auric
Production
company
Les Films Marceaue
Distributed byCocinor
Release date
19 February 1960
Running time
90 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

The film's sets were designed by the art director René Moulaert.

SynopsisEdit

After becoming involved in a track accident in North Africa, a former paratrooper returns home to find his girlfriend believes him dead and has married another man. He enlists in the French Foreign Legion.

CastEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bedjaoui p.112

BibliographyEdit

  • Bedjaoui, Ahmed. Cinema and the Algerian War of Independence: Culture, Politics, and Society. Springer Nature, 2020.

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