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The Wages of Fear

Spine #36



Release:
Apr 21, 2009
$39.95

Number of Discs: 1

Specs
  • 1.33:1 Standard
  • French PCM Mono
  • English subtitles

The Wages of Fear

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Other Versions:

1999 Edition

2005 Edition


Directed By: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Starring: Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter Van Eyck, William Tubbs, Vera Clouzot, Folco Lulli
Licensor: TFI/Revcom International

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In a squalid South American oil town, four desperate men sign on for a suicide mission to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain route. As they ferry their explosive cargo to a faraway oil fire, each bump and jolt tests their courage, their friendship, and their nerves. The result is one of the greatest thrillers ever committed to celluloid, a white-knuckle ride from France's legendary master of suspense, Henri-Georges Clouzot.

Supplements
  • New video interviews with assistant director Michel Romanoff and Henri-Georges Clouzot biographer Marc Godin Interview with Yves Montand from 1988
  • Henri Georges Clouzot: An Enlightened Tyrant, a 2004 documentary on the director's career
  • Censored, an analysis of cuts to the film made for the 1955 U.S. release

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