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20 August 1980 (France) See more »
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A woman is taken to a mysterious clinic whose patients have a mental disorder in which their memories and identities are disintegrating as a result of a strange environmental accident. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Brigitte Lahaie ... Elysabeth
Vincent Gardère
Dominique Journet ... Véronique
Bernard Papineau ... Le docteur Francis
Rachel Mhas ... Solange
Cathy Stewart ... Catherine (as Catherine Greiner)
Natalie Perrey ... La mère
Christiane Farina ... Christiane
Élodie Delage ... Marie (as Véronique Délaissé)
Jean Hérel ... Jacques
Jacques Gall
Dominique Saint-Cyr
Gregoire Cherlian ... Le gardien
Jean Cherlian ... L'homme de main
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alain Duclos ... Robert
Jack Gatteau ... Pierre (as Jacques Gatteau)
Cyril Val ... Alain (as Alain Plumey)

Directed by
Jean Rollin 
 
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Jean Rollin 

Produced by
Monique Samarcq .... producer
 
Original Music by
Philippe Bréjean  (as Gary Sandeur)
 
Cinematography by
Jean-Claude Couty 
 
Film Editing by
Gilbert Kikoïne 
 
Editorial Department
Dominique Saint-Cyr .... assistant editor
 

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Also Known As:
"La nuit des traquées" - France (original title)
"Night of the Hunted" - USA (video title)
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87 min
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Certification:
Finland:K-18 (self applied) (2001) | France:-16 (original rating) | France:-12 (TV rating) (2001) | Netherlands:16 | UK:18

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Definitely a good one for the Euro-horror/trash fan., 24 March 2010

I went into "Night of the Hunted" not knowing what to expect at all. I was really impressed.

It is essentially a mystery/thriller where this girl who can't remember anything gets 'rescued' by a guy who happens to be driving past. The two become fast friends and lovers and together, they try to figure out what is going on with her. Through some vague flashbacks and grim memories, they eventually get to the bottom of it and the ending is pretty cool.

I really liked the setting of this one: a desolate, post-modern Paris is the backdrop with lots of gray skies and tall buildings. Very metropolitan. Groovy soundtrack and lots of nudity.

Surprising it was made in 1980; seems somewhat ahead of it's time.

8 out of 10, kids.

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