Ill Met by Moonlight1957
Starring Dirk Bogarde, Marius Goring, David Oxley, Cyril Cusack, Laurence Payne and Wolfe Morris, "Ill Met by Moonlight" (also known as "Intelligence Service", "Night Ambush", "Agguato, L'") is an Action/War film directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, and written by Michael Powell, released on April 24 of 1958 in the USA.
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Who directed "Ill Met by Moonlight":
Ill Met by Moonlight was directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.
Michael Powell was an English director, writer, producer, and actor. Before making Ill Met by Moonlight, he had directed The Battle of the River Plate, released in 1956, Oh... Rosalinda!! (1955), The Wild Heart (1952), The Tales of Hoffmann (1951), Gone to Earth (1950), and The Elusive Pimpernel (1950). Since, Michael Powell directed Luna de miel, released in 1959, Peeping Tom (1960), The Queen's Guards (1961), Herzog Blaubarts Burg (1964), They're a Weird Mob (1966), and Age of Consent (1969).
Emeric Pressburger was an author, screenwriter, producer, director, and actor. Before making Ill Met by Moonlight, he had directed The Battle of the River Plate, released in 1956, Oh... Rosalinda!! (1955), Twice Upon a Time (1953), The Wild Heart (1952), The Tales of Hoffmann (1951), and Gone to Earth (1950).
What was the release date of "Ill Met by Moonlight":
Ill Met by Moonlight was first released in the United States on Thursday, April 24, 1958. Also released on Thursday, April 24, 1958 has been Marjorie Morningstar (dir. Irving Rapper). This was sixty-one (61) years ago.
It has been released on Monday, March 04, 1957 in the United Kingdom and on Friday, November 15, 1957 in France.
Who is at the casting of "Ill Met by Moonlight":
At the casting of Ill Met by Moonlight we find Dirk Bogarde, previously seen in The Spanish Gardener (1956) and Cast a Dark Shadow (1955); Marius Goring (Quentin Durward (1955), The Barefoot Contessa (1954)); David Oxley (The Elusive Pimpernel (1950)) [ more... ]
- Dirk Bogarde, Laurence Payne and Christopher Lee can all be seen in A Tale of Two Cities, released in 1958.
What is the Storyline of "Ill Met by Moonlight":
During World War II, the Greek Mediterranean island of Crete was occupied by the Nazis. British officers Major Patrick Leigh Fermor DSO (Dirk Bogarde) and Captain Bill Stanley Moss MC (David Oxley) of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) land on the island. With the help of the local Cretan resistance in April 1944, they kidnap German General Heinrich Kreipe (Marius Goring), the commander of the island. They take Kreipe across rough country to a secluded cove on the far side of the island, where they [...]
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