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Main Details

  • Released in 1974
  • Color
  • Runtime: 102 min (PAL) / 106 min (NTSC)
  • Aspect Ratio: (2.35:1)
  • Rated: R
  • Production Co: John Boorman Productions
  • Distribution Co: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation (1974) (USA) (theatrical) | Fox-Rank (1974) (UK) (theatrical)
  • Directed by John Boorman
  • Written by John Boorman
  • Starring: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman, John Alderton, Sally Anne Newton, Niall Buggy, Bosco Hogan, Jessica Swift, Bairbre Dowling, Christopher Casson, Reginald Jarman, Daisy Boorman, John Boorman, Katrine Boorman, Telsche Boorman
  • Produced by John Boorman, Charles Orme
  • Original Music by David Munrow
  • Cinematography by Geoffrey Unsworth
  • Film Editing by John Merritt

Also Known As

  • Zardoz - Der Bote des Todes (Germany)


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