Rare Original Australian Daybill Movie Poster Rider On The Rain
Rider on the Rain (French: Le Passager de la pluie) is a 1970 French mystery thriller film starring Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland and Marlene Jobert. It was directed by René Clément, produced by Serge Silberman with film music composed by Francis Lai. In 1970, the film won the Special David of the David di Donatello Awards. In 1971, it won the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film, was nominated for Best Motion Picture of the Edgar Allan Poe Awards, and for the Golden Laurel. The film was a big hit in France, the third most popular movie of 1970.Bronson's agent Paul Kohner said it was "the turning point for Bronson - and probably his best. In a few weeks, his name was so big in Europe that hundreds of theatres there were running old American pictures with the name Bronson above the title, even though originally he had played the third or fourth lead."