The Day of the Jackal

Released: 1973 Running Time: 143 mins

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It’s 1962 and Algeria has gained its independence from France.  A group of disgruntled army officers have banded together and formed an organisation called the OAS, with the aim of killing President Charles de Gaulle. After several failed attempts and the trial and execution of some of their leaders, the OAS hire an assassin (Edward Fox) in a final attempt to complete the task. He is The Jackal.

Key People:

Director: Fred Zinnemann

Writer: Kenneth Ross, from the novel by Frederick Forsyth

Cinematography: Jean Tournier

Music: Georges Delerue

Further Information

For further information, full cast and crew listings, trivia and reviews, please see the The Day of the Jackal Page on IMDB.

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