• Thriller
  • Rated: 14A,16
  • Director: Henri Georges Clouzot, Michel Romanoff, Roberto Savarese
  • Writer: Henri Georges Clouzot, Georges Arnaud, Jrme Gronimi
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The Wages of Fear (French: Le salaire de la peur) is a 1953 French-Italian drama film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, starring Yves Montand, and based on the 1950 French novel Le salaire de la peur (lit. "The Salary of Fear") by Georges Arnaud. When an oil well owned by an American company catches fire, the company hires four European men, down on their luck, to drive two trucks over mountain dirt roads, loaded with nitroglycerine needed to extinguish the flames. The film brought Clouzot international fame, and allowed him to direct Les Diaboliques. In France the film was the 4th highest-grossing film of the year with a total of 6,944,306 admissions.
  • Thriller
  • Rated: 14A,16
  • Director: Henri Georges Clouzot, Michel Romanoff, Roberto Savarese
  • Writer: Henri Georges Clouzot, Georges Arnaud, Jrme Gronimi

  • Yves Montand
    Charles Vanel
    Peter Van Eyck
    Vra Clouzot
    Folco Lulli
    Bill Tubbs
    Dario Moreno
    Jo Dest
    Antonio Centa
    Luis De Lima
    Véra Clouzot
    Darío Moreno
    William Tubbs
    Grégoire Gromoff
    Joseph Palau Fabre

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  • (1953)

  • Thriller
  • Rated: 14A,16
  • Director: Henri Georges Clouzot, Michel Romanoff, Roberto Savarese
  • Writer: Henri Georges Clouzot, Georges Arnaud, Jrme Gronimi

Synopsis

The Wages of Fear (French: Le salaire de la peur) is a 1953 French-Italian drama film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, starring Yves Montand, and based on the 1950 French novel Le salaire de la peur (lit. "The Salary of Fear") by Georges Arnaud. When an oil well owned by an American company catches fire, the company hires four European men, down on their luck, to drive two trucks over mountain dirt roads, loaded with nitroglycerine needed to extinguish the flames. The film brought Clouzot international fame, and allowed him to direct Les Diaboliques. In France the film was the 4th highest-grossing film of the year with a total of 6,944,306 admissions.

Starring
  • Yves Montand
    Charles Vanel
    Peter Van Eyck
    Vra Clouzot
    Folco Lulli
    Bill Tubbs
    Dario Moreno
    Jo Dest
    Antonio Centa
    Luis De Lima
    Véra Clouzot
    Darío Moreno
    William Tubbs
    Grégoire Gromoff
    Joseph Palau Fabre