Le Paria (1969)
aka: Diamond Rush
A film directed by Claude Carliez

Genre: Drama

Film Review

Le Paria is a French-Spanish film drama first released in France on 10th January 1969, directed by Claude Carliez. Cinematography was by Juan Gelpí and the film was scored by Jean-Claude Pelletier. It stars Jean Marais, Marie-José Nat, Horst Frank and Jacques Stany. It has also been released under the title: Diamond Rush.   It is a Carlton Continental production, produced by Santos Alcocer and distributed by Les Films Fernand Rivers.   It is a color film and runs to 1 hour and 42 minutes.  

Our overall rating for Le Paria is: good - passable entertainment.

The actor Jean Marais has also appeared in: L'Éternel retour (1943), Le Comte de Monte Cristo (1943), Julietta (1953) and Sept hommes et une garce (1966).

Other recommended drama films of the 1960s from France include the following: Jean-Pierre Melville's L'Aîné des Ferchaux (1963), Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Doulos (1962), Claude Chabrol's La Ligne de démarcation (1966), Alain Resnais's Muriel (1963) and Robert Hossein's Le Vampire de Düsseldorf (1965).

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Film Credits

  • Director: Claude Carliez
  • Script: Santos Alcocer, Claude Rank, Mireille de Tissot (dialogue)
  • Photo: Juan Gelpí, Josep Castillo Escalona
  • Music: Jean-Claude Pelletier
  • Cast: Jean Marais (Manuel Thomas, dit Manu), Marie-José Nat (Lucia), Horst Frank (Rolf), Jacques Stany (Superintendant Walt), Jean Lara (Inspecteur Lara), Béatrice Delf (Gisela, la danseuse), Eric Donat (José), Nieves Navarro (Sylvia Delambre), Enrique San Francisco (José), Jaume Picas (Toccelli), J. Rocha (Turchi), Josep Castillo Escalona (Max), A. Cadea (Paul)
  • Country: France / Spain
  • Language: French
  • Support: Color
  • Runtime: 102 min
  • Aka: Diamond Rush

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