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And Hope to Die ()

La course du lièvre à travers les champs (original title)
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A crook on the run hooks up with a criminal gang to commit a kidnapping. However, things don't go quite as planned.

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Antoine Cardot aka Froggy
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Charley Ellis
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Sugar
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Mattone
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Rizzio
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Pepper
Nadine Nabokov ...
Majorette
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Chef gitan
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Mastragos
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Renner (as Louis Aubert)
Ellen Bahl
Béatrice Belthoise
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Inspector
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Lester
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Gypsy
Robert Party
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MacCarthy
Daniel Breton ...
Paul
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Child (uncredited)
Germaine de France ...
Old Lady on the Phone (uncredited)
Nicole Desailly ...
Nurse (uncredited)
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Mad Girl at Infirmary (uncredited)

Directed by

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René Clément

Written by

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David Goodis ... (novel "Black Friday")
 
Sébastien Japrisot ... ()

Produced by

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Serge Silberman ... producer

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Francis Lai

Cinematography by

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Edmond Richard

Film Editing by

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Roger Dwyre

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Françoise Diot ... editor: second unit
Catherine Ganz ... assistant editor
Alexis Pezas ... assistant editor

Art Direction by

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Pierre Guffroy

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Louise Jobin
Olympe Watelle

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Alex Archambault ... makeup artist
Monique Archambault ... makeup artist (as M. Archambault)

Production Management

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Sylviane Cahay ... unit production manager
Jean Lara ... unit production manager
Ulrich Picard ... production supervisor (as Ully Pickard)
Jean-Jacques Schpoliansky ... unit manager

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Jean-Jacques Beineix ... second assistant director
Arnie Gelbart ... second assistant director
Pierre Lary ... first assistant director

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Pierre Lefait ... set dresser
Albert Rajau ... assistant art director
François Suné ... property master (as François Sune)

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Michèle Amsellem ... assistant sound editor
Michèle Boëhm ... sound editor
Jacques Carrère ... sound mixer
Daniel Couteau ... foley artist
Jacqueline Porel ... re-recording mix technician
Patrick Rousseau ... boom operator
Claude Villand ... assistant sound mixer (as Claude Viland)
Guy Villette ... sound

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Roger Bollengier ... special effects
Daniel Braunschweig ... special effects
André Trielli ... special effects

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André Clément ... assistant camera
Paul Cot ... assistant camera
Yves Manciet ... still photographer
René Menuset ... key grip
Georges Pastier ... camera operator
Marcel Policard ... electrician

Music Department

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Christian Gaubert ... conductor

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Frawley Becker ... dialogue coach
Jacqueline Dudilleux ... production administrator
Monique Herran ... script supervisor
Marie-Jane Ruel ... production secretary

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Plot Summary

The one that runs like the hare of French title is a Tony Cardot, young French pilot, who very unfortunately crashed his plane into a group of Gypsy children not far away from Montreal. Pursued by a group of vengeful Gypsies, his way accidentally crosses that of Charley, the boss of a gang planning a big caper. Taken prisoner by Charley and his men, Tony will become involved in the affair against his will... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Taglines From this split-second on these men are going to be very rich... or very dead! See more »
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Also Known As
  • La corsa della lepre attraverso i campi (Italy)
  • And Hope to Die (United States)
  • Como liebre acosada (Spain)
  • De nagejaagde (Belgium, Flemish title)
  • Svart fredag (Finland, Swedish title)
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  • 122 min
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Trivia Film debut of Emmanuelle Béart. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Mean Streets (1973). See more »
Quotes Sugar: My name is Sugar. My husband loved to eat.
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