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Title The wages of fear [(DVD) videorecording] = Le salaire de la peur / Filmsonor Societe Anonyme présente ; un film de Henri-Georges Clouzot ; adaptation et dialogues de H.G. Clouzot & Jérome Geronimi ; une co-production Franco-Italienne, C.I.C.C. [and others].

Edition Special edition.
Publication Info. [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2005]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  FRENCH WAG    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (147 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 36.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Cast Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck, William Tubbs, Vera Clouzot, Folco Lulli.
Credits Director of photography, Armand Thirard ; editors, Henri Rust, Madeleine Gug ; music, Georges Auric.
Note Based on the novel by Georges Arnaud.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.
Disc one contains the feature film with a new, restored high-definition digital transfer and new and improved English subtitle translation. Disc two contains special features, including new video interviews with assistant director Michel Romanoff and Henri-Georges Clouzot biographer Marc Godin ; archival interview with Yves Montand, on working with Clouzot (1988) ; documentary, "Henri-Georges Clouzot : the enlightened tyrant" (2004) ; "Censored," an analysis of cuts made to the film for the 1955 U.S. release. Accompanying booklet (23 pages : ill.) features a new essay by novelist Dennis Lehane and a compilation of interviews with the cast and crew.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Summary "In a squalid South American oil town, four desperate men sign on for a suicide mission to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain route. As they ferry their explosive cargo to a faraway oil fire, each bump and jolt tests their courage, their friendship, and their nerves"--Container.
Subject Petroleum workers -- South America -- Drama.
Genre Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Feature films.
Feature films France.
Added Author Clouzot, H.-G. (Henri-Georges)
Geronimi, Jérôme.
Montand, Yves, 1921-1991.
Vanel, Charles, 1892-1989.
Eyck, Peter van, 1911-1969.
Tubbs, William, 1909-1953.
Clouzot, Vera, 1921-1960.
Lulli, Folco, 1912-1970.
Arnaud, Georges, 1917-1987. Salaire de la peur.
Filmsonor (Firm)
C.I.C.C. Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on disc labels and container: Wages of fear
Added Title Salaire de la peur
ISBN 0780029658
Standard No. 037429203224
Music No. WAG110 Criterion Collection
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