- Original title
- Running time
- 101 min.
- United States
René Hardy, Nicholas Ray, Gavin Lambert (Novel: René Hardy)
Michel Kelber (B&W)
Ramón de Larrocha,
Co-production USA-France; Columbia Pictures Corporation / Robert Laffont Productions / Transcontinental Films
War | II World War
- Synopsis / Plot
- Director Nicholas Ray's acclaimed mix of war drama and character study stars Richard Burton as a WWII British army officer sent to North Africa to help major Curt Jurgens and his men execute a raid on Rommel's Libyan headquarters. Complicating matters is the fact that Burton had an affair with Jurgens' wife.
: Venice Film Festival: Nominated for Golden Lion
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