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Grande attacco, Il


Category: 22
All Genres: War, Drama
Release Year: 1978
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Runtime: 107
Rating: (0)
Languages: English
Director: Umberto Lenzi
Sound: Mono
Taglines:

  • See the greatest cars in the world destroyed!

  • Writing by: Cesare Frugoni – writer
    Umberto Lenzi – screenplay
    Umberto Lenzi – story

    Produced by: Mino Loy – producer (as Humphrey Longan)
    Luciano Martino – producer (as Louis Martin)

    Cast: Helmut Berger – Lt. Kurt Zimmer
    Samantha Eggar – Annelise Ackermann
    Giuliano Gemma – Captain Martin Scott
    John Huston – Sean O'Hara
    Stacy Keach – Major Mannfred Roland
    Ray Lovelock – Lt. John Foster
    Aldo Massasso – Lt. William McShane
    Venantino Venantini – Michael
    Ida Galli – Sybil Scott (as Evelyn Stewart)
    Orson Welles – Narrator (voice)
    Edwige Fenech – Danielle

    Music: Franco Micalizzi
    Official Website: Visit Website


    Plot Outline: Belle Duke, in order to get revenge on her former lover Philip Bang, organize his jail break. But instead of Philip is the Italian Felice Brianza…
    Plot: A story of how World War II affected the lives of a German family and an American family, both of whom had sons and fathers fighting in the war.

    Movie Quotes:“>last lines]
    Paula Powers: So, what do you think, where are we on our 50th anniversary?
    Sam Freeman: Right here. I will never leave the car!
    Paula Powers: Whoa!
    “>kisses him]


    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    A disclaimer at the end reads: “Law enforcement procedures depicted in this film do not necessarily depict those of any law enforcement agency mentioned herein.”

    Goofs: We know about 3 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Continuity: While on the outskirts of Vegas a news truck enters the chase. In forward shots there is only the newswoman driving it, from behind she has a male passenger inside with her.

    Trivia: There are 5 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • Financed by Roger Corman in exchange for Ron Howard appearing in Eat My Dust (1976).
    • The first film to be shown three times in one day on HBO (shortly after HBO began broadcasting 24 hours).
    • As a promotion for this movie, “16″ magazine ran a contest and the winner received a trip to Hollywood and bit part in the film. Her name was Caryn and she was the girl who catches the bouquet at Paula and Sam's wedding.


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