Operation Leopard

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  • Genre(s): War Drama
  • Release year: 1980
  • Running time: 96 min
La légion saute sur Kolwezi also known as Operation Leopard is a French war film directed by Raoul Coutard filmed in French Guiana. The script is based on the true story of the Battle of Kolwezi that happened in 1978. It was diligently described in a... read more

La légion saute sur Kolwezi also known as Operation Leopard is a French war film directed by Raoul Coutard filmed in French Guiana. The script is based on the true story of the Battle of Kolwezi that happened in 1978. It was diligently described in a book of the same name by former 1 REP Captain Pierre Sergent. He published his book in 1979; the film came out in 1980. Raoul Coutard shot the film in a documentary style.

Original Release

01/09/1980

Cast

Bruno Cremer Pierre Delbart
Mimsy Farmer Annie
Jacques Perrin L'ambassadeur Berthier
Giuliano Gemma Adjudant-chef Federico
Laurent Malet Damrémont
Pierre Vaneck Colonel Grasser
Jean-Claude Bouillon Maurois
Gérard Essomba Bia Kombo
Robert Etcheverry Le colonel Dubourg
Laure Moutoussamy Élodie
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Raoul Coutard

Writers

André G. Brunelin, Eric Sergent

Cast

Producers

Georges de Beauregard Executive Producer

Editors

Michel Lewin

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