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Category: Crime, Drama, Mystery/Noir/ThrillerNotable as: ThrillerSub-Category: political thriller, film adaptationMain subject: organized crimeNarrative location: ParisRuntime: 143 - 145 minutesLanguage: English, French, ItalianCountry: France, United KingdomDirector: Fred ZinnemannScreenwriter: Kenneth Ross, Frederick ForsythBased on: The Day of the JackalMusic: Georges DelerueCinematography: Jean TournierStars: Edward Fox, Michael Lonsdale, Michel Auclair, Derek Jacobi, Jean Martin, Olga Georges-Picot, Delphine Seyrig, Andréa Ferréol, Cyril Cusack Producer: John and James WoolfStudio: Warwick FilmsAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Film Editing (Ralph Kemplen)Award details: (details at IMDb)

The Day of the Jackal is a 1973 British-French thriller film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Edward Fox and Michael Lonsdale. Based on the 1971 novel The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth, the film is about a professional assassin known only as the "Jackal" who is hired to assassinate French president Charles de Gaulle in the summer of 1963. The Day of the Jackal received positive reviews and went on to win the BAFTA Award for Best Film Editing, five additional BAFTA Award nominations, two Golden Globe Award nominations, and one Academy Award nomination. The film grossed $16,056,255 at the box office, and earned an additional $8,525,000 in North American rentals.

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