On the Tiger's Back

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On the Tiger's Back
A cavallo della tigre (1961 film).jpg
Directed by Luigi Comencini
Produced by Alfredo Bini
Written by Luigi Comencini
Age & Scarpelli
Mario Monicelli
Starring Nino Manfredi
Mario Adorf
Valeria Moriconi
Gian Maria Volontè
Music by Piero Umiliani
Boris Vian
Distributed by Titanus Film
Release date
  • 1961 (1961)
Running time
116 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

A cavallo della tigre is an Italian film written and directed by Luigi Comencini in 1961. It was released as Jailbreak in the United Kingdom and On the Tiger's Back in the United States In 2002 the film was remade. Giuseppe Mazzacurati directed and Fabrizio Bentivoglio starred in the new version.[1]



  1. ^ William Hope. Italian cinema: new directions. Peter Lang, 2005. 

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