"Counterpoint" (also known as "Battle Horns, The", "Sinfonia di guerra", "Befehl, Der") is a Drama/War film directed by Ralph Nelson, released on March 13 of 1968 in the USA , starring Charlton Heston, Maximilian Schell, Kathryn Hays, Leslie Nielsen, Anton Diffring and Linden Chiles.
Who is the director of "Counterpoint":
Counterpoint was directed by Ralph Nelson, an American director, actor, producer, and writer.
Before making Counterpoint, Ralph Nelson had directed Duel at Diablo, released in 1966, Father Goose (1964), Fate Is the Hunter (1964), Soldier in the Rain (1963), Lilies of the Field (1963), and Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962). Since, he directed Charly, released in 1968, Soldier Blue (1970), The Wilby Conspiracy (1975), A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich (1978).
What was the release date of "Counterpoint":
Counterpoint was first released in the United States on Wednesday, March 13, 1968. Also released on Wednesday, March 13, 1968 has been Up the Junction (dir. Peter Collinson). This was fifty (50) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, October 20, 1967 in Germany.
What is the casting of "Counterpoint":
At the casting of Counterpoint we find Charlton Heston, previously seen in Khartoum (1966) and The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965); Maximilian Schell (The Deadly Affair (1966), Topkapi (1964)); Kathryn Hays (Ride Beyond Vengeance (1966), Ladybug Ladybug (1963)) [ more... ]
- Curt Lowens and Anton Diffring can both be seen in The Swiss Conspiracy, released in 1976.
- Charlton Heston and Cyril Delevanti can both be seen in The Greatest Story Ever Told, released in 1965.
- Gregory Morton and Leslie Nielsen can also be seen in The Vagabond King, released in 1956.
- Charlton Heston and Parley Baer also appeared in Almost an Angel, released in 1990.
What is the Storyline of "Counterpoint":
Lionel Evans (Charlton Heston) is the director of a well-respected symphony orchestra touring European concert halls around 1944 in WW2. In the midst of one concert, the city where they are playing is attacked by German troops, and when Evans and his musicians try to escape, they are captured by Nazi soldiers led by Col. Arndt (Anton Diffring). Evans and the orchestra are taken to a castle where they are to bide their time before being executed; but it turns out that Arndt's superior, Gen. Schiller [...]
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