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For the Dutch film De aanslag, see The Assault (film).
Directed by Julien Leclercq
Produced by Julien Leclercq
Julien Madon
Screenplay by Julien Leclercq
Simon Moutairou
Starring Vincent Elbaz
Grégori Derangère
Mélanie Bernier
Philippe Bas
Aymen Saïdi
Marie Guillard
Hugo Becker
Music by Leslie Jones
Louise Rubacky
Cinematography Thierry Pouget
Edited by Mickael Dumontier
Christine Lucas Navarro
Frédéric Thoraval
Release dates
  • November 12, 2010 (2010-11-12) (Sarlat Film Festival)
  • January 17, 2011 (2011-01-17) (France)
Running time
95 minutes
Country France
Language French
The premiere of the film

L'Assaut (French: "The Assault") is a 2010 French film based on the 1994 hijacking of Air France Flight 8969 by Algerian Islamic fundamentalist terrorists and the raid to free the hostages by the GIGN, the elite counter-terrorism unit of the French National Gendarmerie.[1]


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