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Head Against the Wall (1959) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Georges Franju

Writing Credits  

Hervé Bazin ... (novel) (as Hervé Bazin de l'Académie Goncourt)
 
Jean-Pierre Mocky ... (adaptation)
 
Jean-Charles Pichon ... (dialogue)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

...
Dr. Varmont
...
Dr. Emery
Jean-Pierre Mocky ...
François Gérane
...
Stéphanie
...
Maître Gérane
Jean Ozenne ...
Comte Elzéar de Chambrelle
Thomy Bourdelle ...
Colonel Donnadieu
Rudy Lenoir ...
Le planqué
...
Decauville
Henri San Juan ...
Patron du billard
...
La folle qui chante
René Alié
Luc Andrieux ...
Un infirmier
Doudou Babet ...
Le Noir
Claude Badolle
Claude Castaing
Jean Henry
Pierre Kolitchev
Jean Labarrère
Jacques Mancier
Claude Mansard
Raoul Marco
Diego Masson
Pierre Mirat ...
Le gardien
Max Montavon ...
L'interné au réfectoire
Véronique Nordey
Henri Poirier ...
Le curé
Alexandre Randall ...
(as Alexandre Randal)
Jean Rougerie
Jacques Seiler ...
Un infirmier
André Thorent
...
Heurtevent
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Monique Ardoin ...
(uncredited)
Robert Balpo ...
(uncredited)
Lucien Camiret ...
(uncredited)
...
(uncredited)
Luis Masson ...
L'interne (uncredited)
Georges Pally ...
(uncredited)
Sophie Poncin ...
(uncredited)
Sophie Saint-Just ...
(uncredited)

Produced by 

Jérôme Goulven ... producer

Music by 

Maurice Jarre

Cinematography by 

Eugen Schüfftan

Film Editing by 

Suzanne Sandberg

Production Design by 

Louis Le Barbenchon

Makeup Department 

Louis Dor ... makeup artist
Marcelle Testard ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Roger Descoffre ... unit production manager
Jean Velter ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Franck Andron ... second assistant director
Jacques Rouffio ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Robert Testard ... props

Sound Department 

Polydore Pauwells ... boom operator
René Sarazin ... sound
Jacques Thibault ... sound recordist

Camera and Electrical Department 

Pierre Brard ... first assistant camera
Henri Caruel ... still photographer
Albert Darmon ... gaffer
Georges Miklachewsky ... camera operator
Gérard Miquel ... key grip
Claude Zidi ... second assistant camera

Editorial Department 

Simone Dauvillier ... assistant editor

Location Management 

Eric Simon ... location manager

Music Department 

Maurice Jarre ... conductor

Other crew 

Marcelle Hochet ... script supervisor
Paulette Lapérouse ... production secretary

See also

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