A Walk with Love and Death (1969)

90 mins | Drama | 1969

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HISTORY

Filmed in Austria and ... More Less

Filmed in Austria and Italy. More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A John Huston-Carter De Haven Production
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Assoc to John Huston
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Cam op
ART DIRECTORS
Prod des
Art dir
FILM EDITORS
Film ed
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
Set dec
COSTUMES
Cost executed by
MUSIC
Mus comp & cond
MAKEUP
Hairdresser
PRODUCTION MISC
Prod mgr
Scr supv
Unit mgr
Casting dir
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel A Walk with Love and Death by Hans Koningsberger (New York, 1961).
SONGS
Mus by Georges Delerue, English lyrics by Gladys Hill.
DETAILS
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 5 October 1969
Copyright Claimant:
Twentieth Century--Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
1 October 1969
Copyright Number:
LP37417
Physical Properties:
Sound
Westrex
Color
De Luxe
Duration(in mins):
90
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Heron of Foix leaves his university in Paris to seek adventure. Traveling across France during the chaos of the Hundred Years War, he sees the French fighting the English and the peasants in revolt against the landowners. He meets Claudia, a wealthy lord's daughter whose home has been overrun by peasants, and he takes her to her uncle, Robert the Elder, a nobleman who has joined the peasants' cause. Claudia wants revenge, but Heron, remembering the ravages of war and death, urges peace. Eventually, they find shelter in a monastery that is about to be attacked by soldiers. The monks flee as the soldiers approach, but Heron and Claudia perform a wedding ceremony for themselves and await ... +


Heron of Foix leaves his university in Paris to seek adventure. Traveling across France during the chaos of the Hundred Years War, he sees the French fighting the English and the peasants in revolt against the landowners. He meets Claudia, a wealthy lord's daughter whose home has been overrun by peasants, and he takes her to her uncle, Robert the Elder, a nobleman who has joined the peasants' cause. Claudia wants revenge, but Heron, remembering the ravages of war and death, urges peace. Eventually, they find shelter in a monastery that is about to be attacked by soldiers. The monks flee as the soldiers approach, but Heron and Claudia perform a wedding ceremony for themselves and await death. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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