Jaque mate (1969)

aka: Diamond Rush
Drama


Film Review

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Jaque mate is a French film drama first released in 1969, directed by Claude Carliez. Cinematography was by José Castillo Escalona and the film was scored by Jean-Claude Pelletier. It stars Jean Marais, Marie-José Nat, Horst Frank, José Castillo Escalona and Béatrice Delf. It has also been released under the title: Diamond Rush.   It is a color film and runs to 1 hour and 42 minutes.  

Our overall rating for Jaque mate is: mediocre - watchable, but not unless you have something better to do,

The actor Jean Marais has also appeared in: Les Parents terribles (1948), Orphée (1949), Sept hommes et une garce (1966) and Peau d'âne (1970).

Other drama films of the 1960s from France that are worth watching include: Jacques Demy's La Baie des anges (1963), Claude Chabrol's La Femme infidèle (1969), Jean Dewever's Les Honneurs de la guerre (1960), Claude Chabrol's La Ligne de démarcation (1966) and Pierre Schoendoerffer's Objectif: 500 millions (1966).




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