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La Grande Vadrouille ()

La grande vadrouille (original title)
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Several ordinary Frenchmen, helping British pilots avoid Nazi captivity, goes on an epic voyage through the occupied country to the Swiss border.

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Augustin Bouvet
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Stanislas Lefort
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Peter Cunningham
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Soeur Marie-Odile / Sister Marie-Odile
Colette Brosset ...
Germaine
Mike Marshall ...
Alan MacIntosh
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Mère Supérieure
Pierre Bertin ...
Le grand-père de Juliette - propriétaire du guignol
Benno Sterzenbach ...
Major Achbach
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Juliette
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Sir Reginald
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Lt. Stuermer
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Un caporal allemand
Helmuth Schneider ...
L'officier allemand dans le train (as Helmut Schneider)
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Le pêcheur
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Officer S.S. Otto Weber
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Un bassonniste (as Grosso)
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Soldat allemand qui louche (as Modo)
Peter Jacob
Rudy Lenoir ...
Un officier allemand
Noël Darzal ...
Lucien
Pierre Roussel ...
Le voisin de Peter au wagon-restaurant
Pierre Bastien ...
Plombin
Jacques Sablon
Mag-Avril ...
La vieille locataire (as Mag Avril)
Jacques Bodoin ...
Méphisto
Gabriel Gobin ...
Le machiniste résistant de l'opéra
Paul Mercey ...
L'homme des bains turcs
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L'employé du zoo (as Henri Genes)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Georges Atlas ...
Un homme de la gestapo (uncredited)
Nicolas Bang ...
John - le bombardier (uncredited)
Anne Berger ...
Marguerite dans 'Faust' (uncredited)
George Birt ...
Harry - le mitrailleur (uncredited)
Guy Bonnafoux ...
L'employé aux bains turc / Un officier allemand (uncredited)
Christian Brocard ...
Un joueur à la gare (uncredited)
Jerry Brouer ...
Un soldat allemand (uncredited)
Georges-Fréderic Dehlen ...
Un colonel allemand (uncredited)
Jean Droze ...
Un joueur de basson (uncredited)
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La prostituée (uncredited)
Fred Fischer ...
Un colonel Allemand (uncredited)
Guy Fox ...
Le gros bonhomme (uncredited)
Rémy Julienne ...
Le motard qui prend la citrouille (uncredited)
Jean Landret ...
Le guide à Chaillot (uncredited)
Catherine Marshall ...
Une religieuse / Nun (uncredited)
Clément Michu ...
Un employé à la gare (uncredited)
Jean Minisini ...
Un soldat allemand (uncredited)
Raymond Pierson ...
Un soldat allemand (uncredited)
Edouard Pignon ...
Un figurant à l'opéra (uncredited)
Jean-Pierre Posier ...
Patrick - le mécanicien (uncredited)
Percival Russel ...
Le soldat allemand assommé (uncredited)
Tony Rödel ...
Un sous-officier allemand (uncredited)
Claude Salez ...
Un officier allemand (uncredited)
Anthony Stuart ...
Dick (uncredited)
Sacha Tarride ...
Le premier garçon (uncredited)
Lionel Vitrant ...
Barbot (uncredited)
Konrad von Bork ...
Un colonel Allemand (uncredited)
Joachim Westhoff ...
Faust (uncredited)

Directed by

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Gérard Oury

Written by

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Gérard Oury ... (scenario) (adaptation)
 
Danièle Thompson ... (co-adaptation)
 
Marcel Jullian ... (co-adaptation)
 
Georges Tabet ... (dialogue) &
André Tabet ... (dialogue)

Produced by

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Robert Dorfmann ... producer

Music by

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Georges Auric

Cinematography by

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André Domage
Claude Renoir

Film Editing by

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Albert Jurgenson

Editorial Department

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Laurence Leininger ... assistant editor
Janine Oudoul ... assistant editor

Production Design by

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Jean André

Costume Design by

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Tanine Autré
Léon Zay

Makeup Department

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Odette Berroyer ... makeup artist
Pierre Berroyer ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Pierre Saint-Blancat ... production manager
Georges Vallon ... production manager (as Georges Valon)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Claude Clément ... second unit director
Lucile Costa ... assistant director
Gérard Guérin ... assistant director
Serge Vallin ... assistant director

Art Department

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Robert André ... assistant production designer
Gabriel Béchir ... assistant production designer
Robert Christidès ... assistant production designer
Théobald Meurisse ... assistant production designer (as Th@eacute;o Meurisse)

Sound Department

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Antoine Bonfanti ... sound
Jean-Lionel Etcheverry ... restoration & mastering coordinator
Michel Laurent ... boom operator
Urbain Loiseau ... sound

Special Effects by

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Daniel Braunschweig ... special effects
Claude Carliez ... special effects
Gil Delamare ... special effects
Michel Durin ... special effects
Pierre Durin ... special effects
Jean Fouchet ... special effects

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Vincent Lagarrigue ... digital restoration artist

Stunts

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Claude Carliez ... stunt arranger
Rico Lopez ... stunts
Rémy Julienne ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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André Domage ... camera operator
Alain Douarinou ... camera operator
Jean Drouin ... gaffer
Marc Goldstaub ... gaffer
Wladimir Ivanov ... director of photography: second unit (as Vladimir Ivanow)
Jean-Pierre Spiri-Mercanton ... gaffer (as J.P. Spiri-Mercanton)

Music Department

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Robert Benedetti ... conductor
Hector Berlioz ... composer: additional music
Jacques Météhen ... conductor (as Jacques Metehen)
Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris ... music performed by (as l'Orchestre de l'Opéra de Paris)

Other crew

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Madeleine Billeaud ... script girl
Francine Corteggiani ... script girl
Georges Cravenne ... press attache
Jean Drouin ... production assistant
Marc Goldstaub ... production assistant
Jean-Pierre Spiri-Mercanton ... production assistant (as J.P. Spiri-Mercanton)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A RAF Bomber is shot down over Paris by the Germans. Its crew land there by parachute. With the help of some French civilians they try to escape over the demarcation line into the southern part of France, still not occupied by the Germans. Written by Gerard Bader

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Also Known As
  • Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At! (United Kingdom)
  • La Grande Vadrouille (United Kingdom)
  • La Grande Vadrouille (United States)
  • La Grande Vadrouille (World-wide, English title)
  • Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At! (Ireland, English title)
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  • 132 min
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Box Office

Budget FRF15,000,000 (estimated)
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $9,197,290

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Trivia This movie was seen by 17 million people in France, a box-office record in that country until Titanic (1997). See more »
Goofs At the very beginning, we see an aerial shot of Paris; however we can clearly see modern buildings built in the 60s. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Louis de Funès ou Le pouvoir de faire rire (2003). See more »
Soundtracks Tea for Two See more »
Quotes Augustin Bouvet: [with strong French accent] You, you come with me to pick up Peter.
Stanislas LeFort: No, you you come with me to pick up MacIntosh!
Augustin Bouvet: No no no no, you you you! and if you don't come I... oh merde alors comment on dit ça...
Stanislas LeFort: Comment ça "merde alors"? but alors you are French!
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