The Big Risk

by Claude Sautet 3h17min France 1959
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The Big Risk
by Claude Sautet

Abel Davos is a criminal, hunted in Italy. The police are closing in, so he and his pal Raymond arrange to flee back to France with Abel's wife, Thérèse, and their two young sons.

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  • Jean-Paul Belmondo : Eric Starck
  • Lino Ventura : Abel Davos
  • Sandra Milo : Liliane
  • And with: Jacques Dacqmine, René Génin, Charles Blavette, Marcel Dalio, Claude Cerval, Bernard Dhéran, Michel Ardan, Simone France, Michèle Méritz, France Asselin


  • Director Claude Sautet
  • Scenario Claude Sautet, José Giovanni, Pascal Jardin
  • Original work author José Giovanni
  • Photo director Ghislain Cloquet
  • Set Design Rino Mondellini
  • Sound Jacques Lebreton
  • Editing Albert Jurgenson
  • Original music Georges Delerue
  • Producer Robert Amon, Jean Darvey
  • Production Compagny Filmsonor, Les Films Odéon, Mondex Films, Zebra Films
  • Distributor TF1 - Droits Audiovisuels

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1.66:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1959
  • Release date for France03/28/1960
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageFrench
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