The Wages of Fear

Henri-Georges Clouzot (director, screenwriter)
Georges Arnaud (novel)
Jerome Geronimi (screenwriter)
Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Folco Lulli, Peter van Eyck, Vera Clouzot (starring)

Rome: Compagnia Cinematografica Champion, 1953. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1953 film.

Based on the 1950 novel by Georges Arnaud. Henri-Georges Clouzot's breakthrough masterpiece, a tense and literally volatile thriller. Four luckless Europeans are hired by an American oil company to drive two trucks of nitroglycerine through the South American wilderness to extinguish a fire in the oil fields. Winner of the Palme d'Or.

Shot on location in Gard and Bouches-du-Rhone, France.

10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus.

Criterion Collection 36. Godard, Histoire(s) du cinema. Grant France. Rosenbaum 1000. Selby France.

[Book #161494]