The Medusa Touch1978

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The Medusa Touch
Directed by:
Jack Gold

Directed by Jack Gold, and written by John Briley (screenplay), "The Medusa Touch" (also known as "Schrecken der Medusa, Der", "Tocco della medusa, Il") is a Drama/Mystery/Thriller film, released on April 14 of 1978 in the USA . Richard Burton and Lino Ventura are starring, alongside Lee Remick, Harry Andrews, Alan Badel and Marie-Christine Barrault.

Who directed "The Medusa Touch":

The Medusa Touch was directed by Jack Gold, an English director, actor, and producer.

Before The Medusa Touch, Jack Gold had directed Aces High, released in 1976, Man Friday (1975), Who? (1973), The National Health (1973). Since, he directed Little Lord Fauntleroy, released in 1980, The Chain (1984).

What was the release date of "The Medusa Touch":

The Medusa Touch was first released in the United States on Friday, April 14, 1978.. This was forty-one (41) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, November 22, 1978 in France.

Who is at the casting of "The Medusa Touch":

At the casting of The Medusa Touch we find Richard Burton, previously seen in Equus (1977) and Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977); Lino Ventura (Cadaveri eccellenti (1976), Adieu, poulet (1975)); Lee Remick (Telefon (1977), The Omen (1976)) [ more... ]

  • Robert Lang and Harry Andrews, Michael Hordern can all be seen in The MacKintosh Man, released in 1973.
  • James Hazeldine and Harry Andrews, Jeremy Brett can also be seen in Nicholas and Alexandra, released in 1971.
  • Richard Burton, Michael Hordern and Philip Stone can be seen in Where Eagles Dare, released in 1968.
  • Michael Byrne and Lee Remick, Alan Badel also appeared together in Telefon, released in 1977.
  • Michael Hordern and Richard Burton, Harry Andrews also appeared in Alexander the Great, released in 1956.

What is the Storyline of "The Medusa Touch":

A French detective, Brunel (Ventura), is on an exchange scheme in London. He is assigned to investigate the murder of novelist John Morlar (Burton). As they examine the crime scene, the policemen find that the victim is actually still alive in spite of his heavy injuries and have him rushed to hospital.

With the help of Morlar's journals and Dr Zonfeld (Remick), a psychiatrist whom the author had started visiting, Brunel reconstructs Morlar's past life, which (seen in flashback) is full of [...]

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