There's good, reliable stuff in this Alistair MacLean action-adventure item, colorfully location-set in Southern France's Camargue area and well acted by a carefully chosen Franco-British cast.
There’s good, reliable stuff in this Alistair MacLean action-adventure item, colorfully location-set in Southern France’s Camargue area and well acted by a carefully chosen Franco-British cast.Plot basics involve the attempt to smuggle an East European scientist out of France and into the US, attempt which is hampered by repeated harassment and kidnappings by a scrupleless rival gang bent on gleaning the fugitive’s secrets for resale to the highest bidder. Principally involved are a footloose young American (David Birney), hired by a French Duke (Michel Lonsdale) to whisk the scientist onto a US-bound plane, and a pretty young British photographer (Charlotte Rampling) who gets involved when she hitches a ride with Birney.
Caravan to Vaccares
UK - France
Reeve/Prodis. Director Geoffrey Reeve; Producer Geoffrey Reeve, Richard Morris-Adams; Screenplay Paul Wheeler; Camera John Cabrera, David Bevan, Ted Deason; Music Stanley Myers;; Art Director Frank White
(Color) Available on VHS. Extract of a review from 1974. Running time: 98 MIN.
Charlotte Rampling David Birney Michel Lonsdale Marcel Bozzuffi Michael Bryant Manitas de Plata