The Wages of Fear

The Wages of Fear (1953)

Dynamic Tremendous Shattering.

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Adventure
  • Release Date: 1953-04-22
  • User Rating: 8.0/10 from 905 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 28min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: Compagnie Industrielle et Commerciale Cinématographique
  • Production Country: France, Italy
  • Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot
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In a run-down South American town, four men are paid to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin into the jungle through to the oil field. Friendships are tested and rivalries develop as they embark upon the perilous journey.

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  • Yves Montand

    as Mario Livi
  • Charles Vanel

    as Mr. Jo
  • Peter van Eyck

    as Bimba
  • Folco Lulli

    as Luigi
  • Véra Clouzot

    as Linda
  • Antonio Centa

    as Camp Chief
  • Jo Dest

    as Hans Smerloff
  • Darío Moreno

    as Pepito Hernandez
  • William Tubbs

    as Bill O'Brien
  • Darling Légitimus

    as Rosa
  • Luis De Lima

    as Bernardo
  • Grégoire Gromoff

  • Joseph Palau-Fabre

  • François Valorbe

    as (uncredited)
  • Pat Hurst

    as (uncredited)
Production Raymond Borderie Producer
Writing Georges Arnaud Novel
Directing Henri-Georges Clouzot Director
Writing Jérôme Géronimi Screenplay
Sound Georges Auric Original Music Composer
Camera Armand Thirard Director of Photography
Editing Madeleine Gug Editor
Editing Henri Rust Editor
Production Henri-Georges Clouzot Producer
Writing Henri-Georges Clouzot Screenplay
Editing Étiennette Muse Editor
Production Lucien Lippens Unit Production Manager
Art René Renoux Art Direction
Production Henri Jaquillard Unit Production Manager
Directing Roberto Savarese Assistant Director
Sound Georges Auric Music Director
Production Louis Wipf Production Manager
Camera Robert Juillard Camera Operator
Art René Renoux Set Decoration
Directing Michel Romanoff Assistant Director
Camera Jean Lallier Camera Operator
Costume & Make-Up Georges Bouban Makeup Artist
Camera Louis Née Camera Operator
Camera Jérôme Géronimi Still Photographer
Camera Lucienne Chevert Still Photographer
Sound William Robert Sivel Sound Designer
Art Marc Desages Assistant Set Decoration