The Wages of Fear

The Wages of Fear (1953)

Dynamic Tremendous Shattering.

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Adventure
  • Release Date: 1953-04-22
  • User Rating: 8/10 from 845 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 28min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: Compagnie Industrielle et Commerciale Cinématographique (CICC)
  • 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
  • Luis De Lima

    as Bernardo
  • Jo Dest

    as Hans Smerloff
  • Darío Moreno

    as Pepito Hernandez
  • William Tubbs

    as Bill O'Brien
  • Darling Légitimus

    as Rosa
  • Grégoire Gromoff

  • Joseph Palau-Fabre

  • François Valorbe

    as (uncredited)
  • Pat Hurst

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