Les Parias de la gloire

Les Parias de la Gloire English title Pariahs of Glory or Outcasts of Glory is a 1964 French/Italian/Spanish international co-production filmed in Spain. Directed and co-written by Henri Decoin, it is set during the First Indochina War and is based on the 1953 novel of the same name by Roger Delpey who also co-wrote the screenplay. Delpey served as an infantryman in the 151st Infantry Regiment from 1947-1949 in French Indochina then remained as a war correspondent writing four volumes of Soldats de Boue (Mud Soldiers).

Les parias de la gloire
Directed byHenri Decoin
Produced byMario Mammolotti
Written byRoger Delpey
Henri Decoin
StarringMaurice Ronet
Curd Jürgens
Folco Lulli
Music byGiovanni Fusco
CinematographyFederico G. Larraya
Edited byCharles Bretoneiche
Films Marly
Ocean Films
Sagittario Film
Distributed byGaumont
Release date
  • 5 April 1964 (1964-04-05)
Running time
100 minutes


During World War II a young Frenchmen sees his brother killed in Alsace by a German officer. He vows revenge on all Germans, but after the War he is conscripted into the French Army and sent to Indochina. There he meets his brother's killer under strange circumstances.



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