LE DEPART

By : Jerzy Skolimowski

With : Jean-Pierre Léaud, Catherine Duport, Paul Roland, Jacqueline Bir, John Dobrynine
Belgique, 1967, PAL, 1,66 - 89 mn
zone 2, N&B, mono Image : Willy Kurant
Musique: Komeda


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THE DEPARTURE

Directed by : Jerzy Skolimowski

With : Jean-Pierre Léaud, Catherine Duport, Paul Roland, Jacqueline Bir, John Dobrynine
Poland, 1967, PAL, 1,66 - 89 mn
zone 2, B&W, mono
Photography: Willy Kurant
Music: Komeda

Simple edition: DVD with bonus included. Also available: Collector Edition: DVD with bonus + soundtrack CD + booklet

A fast-paced comedy about a young Belgian car nut and hairdresser's apprentice, his girlfriend, and their legal and illegal attempts to get a Porsche under him for his nearing debut race.

Born in Lódz, Poland, in 1938. Director, playwright, scriptwriter, and actor. Graduated in ethnology, literature and history from Warsaw University in 1959. Graduated from Lódz Film Academy in directing in 1962. Feature debut: IDENTIFICATION MARKS – NONE (RYSOPIS, SIGNES PARTICULIERS: NEANT, 1964), awarded in Warsaw 1964 and Arnhem 1965. Other films: WALKOVER (1965), awarded in Mannheim; THE BARRIER (BARIERA, LA BARRIERE, 1966), awarded in Bergamo 1966 and Valladolid 1968; THE DEPARTURE (LE DEPART, 1967), Grand Prix in Wets Berlin); DIALOGUE 20-40-60 (DIALOG 20-40-60, 1968 - Polish part of "The Twenty Years Olds") and HAND UP! (RECE DO GORY!, HAUT LES MAINS!, 1967)