Special 30th : Exquisite Corpse

The Wages of Fear

Le Salaire de la peur

1953
France / Italy
2h11
Fiction
B&W
In french without subtitles

A film chosen by Patricia Mazuy

In a decrepit South American village, men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe.

 

 

Cast
Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck, Dario Moreno, Véra Clouzot
Screenplay
Henri-Georges Clouzot, René Wheeler, d'après le roman "Le Salaire de la peur" de Georges Arnaud
Photography
Armand Thirard
Sound
William Robert Sivel
Music
Georges Auric
Art direction
René Renoux
Editing
Madeleine Gug, Henri Rust
Production
C.I.C.C - Compagnie Industrielle et Commerciale Cinématographique, Filmsonor, Vera Film, Fono Roma

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