WriterRonald Harwood, Bryan Forbes Release dateJune 1970 Initial releaseJune 1970 (United Kingdom) CastMark Lester, Lionel Jeffries, Susan George, Jeremy Kemp, Peter Bowles, Peter Vaughan Similar moviesHitman: Agent 47, Hitman, John Wick, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, The Godfather, A Walk Among the Tombstones
Eyewitness (also entitled Sudden Terror) is a 1970 British drama film directed by John Hough.
Ziggy, a boy of about twelve, is an accidental witness to a killing on a Mediterranean island, after which he is attacked himself. He goes on the run with his older sister, Pippa, helped by their grandfather.
Mark Lester as Ziggy
Lionel Jeffries as Grandpa
Susan George as Pippa
Jeremy Kemp as Inspector Galleria
Peter Vaughan as Paul Grazzini
Tony Bonner as Tom Jones
Betty Marsden as Madame Robiac
Peter Bowles as Victor Grazzini
Joseph Furst as Local Police Sergeant
David Lodge as Local Policeman
The film was green lit by Bryan Forbes at Elstree Studios, who was impressed by Hough's debut film about Robin Hood. He did some uncredited rewriting of the script.