Backfire

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Backfire (French: Échappement libre, Italian: Scappamento aperto, Spanish: A escape libre) is a 1964 French crime film directed by Jean Becker, which stars Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg, reuniting for the first time since Breathless (1960).

Backfire (French: Échappement libre, Italian: Scappamento aperto, Spanish: A escape libre) is a 1964 French crime film directed by Jean Becker, which stars Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg, reuniting for the first time since Breathless (1960).

Original Release

09/04/1964

US Release

04/26/1965

Cast

Jean-Paul Belmondo David Ladislas
Jean Seberg Olga Celan
Enrico Maria Salerno Mario
Renate Ewert The Countess with Mario / The Countess
Jean-Pierre Marielle Van Houde
Fernando Rey Commissioner of Beirut harbor
Wolfgang Preiss Grenner
Gert Frobe Karl Fehrman
Fernando Sancho Ilmaz
Michel Beaune Daniel
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jean Becker

Writers

Jean Becker, Didier Goulard, Maurice Fabre, Daniel Boulanger, Clet Coroner, Luis Marquina, Claude Sautet

Cast

Jean-Paul Belmondo David Ladislas
Jean Seberg Olga Celan
Enrico Maria Salerno Mario
Renate Ewert The Countess with Mario / The Countess
Jean-Pierre Marielle Van Houde
Fernando Rey Commissioner of Beirut harbor
Wolfgang Preiss Grenner
Gert Frobe Karl Fehrman
Fernando Sancho Ilmaz
Michel Beaune Daniel
Dominique Zardi Receptionist of Athens hotel
Roberto Camardiel Stefanidès
Henri Attal Customer of Athens hotel
Diana Lorys Rosetta
Xan das Bolas Guard of the boat parking
Petar Martinovitch Otto
Carmen de Lirio 1st girl in bed with Mario
Margarita Gil Phone Operator
Margarita Giliadov Phone Operator
Rafael Luis Calvo Le Borgne

Producers

Editors

Monique Kirsanoff

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