Weekend at Dunkirk
- Week-end à Zuydcoote redirects here. For the novel see Week-end at Zuydcoote
|Weekend at Dunkirk|
|Directed by||Henri Verneuil|
|Produced by||Raymond Hakim
|Written by||François Boyer
|Music by||Maurice Jarre|
|Edited by||Claude Durand|
|Box office||3,154,140 admissions (France)|
Weekend at Dunkirk (French: Week-end à Zuydcoote) is a 1964 drama film directed by Henri Verneuil and starring Jean-Paul Belmondo. It is based on the 1949 Prix Goncourt winning novel Week-end at Zuydcoote (French: Week-end à Zuydcoote) by Robert Merle.
Set during World War II, it follows Julien Maillat, a French soldier who tries to join the British Army on the Royal Navy flotilla to England by boat. No matter how hard he tries to make it he and his French partners are hard pressed to get away as the fight is getting harder and the Germans closer and closer.
- Jean-Paul Belmondo as Julien Maillat
- Catherine Spaak as Jeanne
- Jean-Pierre Marielle as Pierson
- Pierre Vernier as undertaker
The film was the ninth most popular movie at the French box office in 1964.
- Week-end à Zuydcoote on IMDb
- Weekend at Dunkirk at Le Film Guide
- Kirkup, James (2 April 2004). "Obituaries: Robert Merle". The Independent. Archived from the original on 8 August 2011. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
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