Cast & Crew
Vietnam, 1954. A platoon of French soldiers and Laotian allies isolated behind enemy lines fight their way through enemy territory and dense jungle to meet up with their compatriots. The platoon is led by inexperienced and idealistic lieutenant Torrens, and by adjutant Willsdorf, a World War II veteran of the Werhmacht.
Limited Release in United States August 10, 2018
Released in United States May 2010
Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Restored Print/Cannes Classics) May 12-23, 2010.
Print restored in 2010 by the Cinematheque Francaise and StudioCanal with the support of the Franco-American Cultural Fund.
Re-released in Paris January 24, 1990.
Limited Release in United States August 10, 2018 (New York)
Released in United States May 2010 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Restored Print/Cannes Classics) May 12-23, 2010.)