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The Wages of Fear (22-Apr-1953)

Original Title: Le Salaire de la peur

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot

Writers: Henri-Georges Clouzot; Jérome Geronimi

From novel: Le Salaire de la peur by Georges Arnaud

Music: Georges Auric

Producers: R. Borderie; Henri-Georges Clouzot

Keywords: Thriller, Explosions, Road Trip

Four European expatriates are hired to deliver a cargo of nitroglycerine to an oil well fire in a difficult-to-reach South American region, without the usual protections such a cargo requires; the men are down on their luck and were selected on one criterion only -- none would be missed should catastrophe befall. Won the Grand Prix at Cannes and the Goldener Bär at the Berlin International Film Festival. Arnaud's novel was later remade by William Friedkin as Sorcerer (1977).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Yves Montand
13-Oct-1921 9-Nov-1991 Let's Make Love


Yves Montand   ...   Mario
Charles Vanel   ...   Jo
Peter van Eyck   ...   Bimba
Centa   ...   Chief of Boss Camps
Miss Darling   ...   Supporting Cast
Luis De Lima   ...   Bernardo
Jo Dest   ...   Smerloff
Dario Moreno   ...   Hernandez
Faustini   ...   Supporting Cast
Seguna   ...   Supporting Cast
William Tubbs   ...   O'Brien
Vera Clouzot   ...   Linda
Folco Lulli   ...   Luigi


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