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Robert Bresson (written by)
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Release Date:
26 September 1974 (France) See more »
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Plot:
A million miles away from 'Camelot' or 'Excalibur', this film ruthlessly strips the Arthurian legend down to its barest essentials... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Directed by
Robert Bresson 
 
Writing credits
Robert Bresson (written by)

Produced by
Jean-Pierre Rassam .... producer
François Rochas .... producer
Jean Yanne .... producer
Alfredo Bini .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Philippe Sarde 
 
Cinematography by
Pasqualino De Santis (director of photography) (as Pasqualino de Santis)
 
Film Editing by
Germaine Artus  (as Germaine Lamy)
 
Production Design by
Pierre Charbonnier 
 
Set Decoration by
Jean Boulet 
 
Makeup Department
Éliane Marcus .... key makeup artist (as Eliane Marcus)
 
Production Management
Michel Choquet .... production manager
Philippe Lièvre .... unit manager (as Philippe Lievre)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Baroody .... second assistant director
Gilles Berault .... second assistant director
Bernard Cohn .... second assistant director
Mylène Van der Mersch .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Pierre Cadiou .... assistant production designer
Michel Suné .... property master (as Michel Sune)
 
Sound Department
Bernard Bats .... sound engineer
Jacques Carrère .... sound mixer (as Jacques Carrere)
Daniel Couteau .... foley recordist
Bernard Rochut .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Alain Bryce .... special effects
Leslie Gilles .... special effects assistant
 
Stunts
Yvan Chiffre .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean Chiabaut .... camera operator
Mario Cimini .... camera operator
Jacques Dorot .... assistant camera
Dominique Le Rigoleur .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Raymonde Ventura .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Arlette Lalande .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
William Flageollet .... music engineer
 
Other crew
Claude Bertonazzi .... administrator
Robert Chevereau .... administrator
Blanche Cochet .... production secretary
Geneviève Cortier .... script girl
Jean Pieuchot .... general manager
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Lancelot du Lac" - France (original title)
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Runtime:
Hong Kong:85 min | Argentina:88 min | USA:85 min | France:85 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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19 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
Camelot as a nightmare, 25 July 2005
Author: droptonics from United States

A lot of people are complaining about this film and for good reason. It's a difficult film but a worthwhile one at that. Bresson's Camelot is a horrible place to be. Arthur and his knights are unintentionally making everyone around them suffer by their visions of what the great society Camelot should be. The emotion is drained because they have killed for so long, compromising and losing sight of their initial quest. The movie is by far the most thematically challenging and different of the King Arthur operas, but it's definitely better than the recent film and on par with John Boorman's Sexcalibur. This film should be seen only by those with a true appreciation for art films and not those seeking to be entertained, they are two different mediums.

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