Litan: La cité des spectres verts (1982)

France, 1982
88m
35mm film, colour
mono, French

A French horror film directed by Jean-Pierre Mocky.

Plot Summary

The inhabitants of a remote mountain town are being transformed into zombies.

Credits

Crew
Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky
Films A2, M. Films
Produced by: Jean-Pierre Mocky
Script: Patrick Granier, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Jean-Claude Romer
Director of Photography: Edmond Richard
Editors: Jean-Pierre Mocky, Catherine Renault
Music by: Nino Ferrer
Electronic Music: Luc Perini
Sound: Luc Perini, Gilles Tomas
Costume Designer: Sophie Chastenet
Key Make-up: Odette Berroyer
Visual Effects: Michel François
Production Designer: René-Yves Bouty

Cast
Marie-José Nat (Nora)
Jean-Pierre Mocky (Jock)
Nino Ferrer (le docteur Steve Julien)
Marysa Mocky [real name: Marisa Muxen] (Estelle Servais)
Bill Dunn (Cornell)
Georges Wod (Bohr)
Dominique Zardi (le chef des fous)
Sophie Edelmann (Mlle Bohr)
Terence Montagne (Eric Bohr)
Roger Lumont (le commissaire Bolek)
Micha Bayard (Madame Mirral)
Patrick Granier (le policier)
Catherine Jarrett (receptionist)
Georges Lucas (hotelier)
Pierre-Marcel Ondher (le prÊtre du bal)
Sophie Moyse (une femme À la mairie)
Jean-Claude Rémoleux (Thiraudet)
Katia Romanoff (Madame Cornell)
François Toumarkine (le chef des cochons)
Abeillé [real name: Jean Abeillé] (l’infirmier barbu)

Alternative Titles

Litan ou les messagers de l’au-delà – working title

References

Books

  • Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby p.390
  • French Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Pulp Fiction by Jean-Marc Lofficier and Randy Lofficier p.40
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.228-229