Play Dates

August 10 – 16    New York, NY    METROGRAPH

317th Platoon Play Dates


France/Spain, 1965
: Pierre Schoendoerffer
Producer: Georges de Beauregard, Benito Perojo
Cast: Jacques Perrin, Bruno Cremer, Pierre Fabre
Screenwriter: Pierre Schoendoerffer
Based on the novel by Pierre Schoendoerffer
Cinematography: Raoul Coutard
Music: Pierre Jansen
Genre: Drama, War
Black & White
Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
Language: French and Vietnamese with English subtitles
Running Time: 100 minutes

A platoon of French soldiers and Laotian allies fight their way through enemy territory and dense jungle to meet up with their compatriots as the Indochina War grinds to a halt.

Awards and Nominations:
Best Screenplay (Cannes Film Festival, 1965)

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