On the Tiger's Back

A cavallo della tigre is an Italian film written and directed by Luigi Comencini in 1961. It was released as Jailbreak in the United Kingdom and On the Tiger's Back in the United States In 2002 the film was remade. Giuseppe Mazzacurati directed and Fabrizio Bentivoglio starred in the new version.[1]

On the Tiger's Back
Directed byLuigi Comencini
Produced byAlfredo Bini
Written byLuigi Comencini
Age & Scarpelli
Mario Monicelli
StarringNino Manfredi
Mario Adorf
Valeria Moriconi
Gian Maria Volonté
Music byPiero Umiliani
Boris Vian
Distributed byTitanus Film
Release date
  • 1961 (1961)
Running time
116 minutes



  1. William Hope. Italian cinema: new directions. Peter Lang, 2005.

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