The Departure (film)

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The Departure
Skolomowski film Le depart 1967 poster.jpg
Directed by Jerzy Skolimowski
Written by Andrzej Kostenko
Jerzy Skolimowski
Starring Jean-Pierre Léaud
Catherine-Isabelle Duport
Music by Krzysztof Komeda
Release date(s) 1967
Running time 93 minutes
Country Belgium
Language French

The Departure (French: Le départ) is a 1967 Belgian comedy film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski. It stars Jean-Pierre Léaud as a car-obsessed young man trying to get possession of a Porsche for a race. The film won the Golden Bear at the 17th Berlin International Film Festival.[1] The film was also selected as the Belgian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 40th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]

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  1. ^ "Berlinale 1967: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-02-27. 
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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