The documentary like cinematography employed by Jean Tournier, Georges Delerue's propulsive score, and Zinneman's masterful direction all contribute to creating a constantly on the move style. Guided through the streets of shot on location Europe.
In his Pultizer Prize winning arrangement of words, Ebert said: "The Day of the Jackal is two and a half hours long and seems over in about fifteen minutes." Quite so. There is not a moment I was not invested in Zinneman's thriller. A tight script Seek it out.