The wages of fear

Book Cover
Average Rating
[Place of publication not identified] : Criterion Collection, c2005.
Special ed.
0780029658, 9780780029651
Physical Desc
2 DVDs (147 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Lawson McGhee Library - Foreign Films - Media collection
1 available


LocationCall NumberStatus
Lawson McGhee Library - Foreign Films - Media collectionDVD FOREIGN WAGEOn Shelf


Loading Description...

Also in this Series

Checking series information...

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

Syndetics Unbound

More Details

0780029658, 9780780029651


General Note
Based on the novel by Georges Arnaud.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.
General Note
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 p. : ill.) features a new essay by novelist Dennis Lehane and a compilation of interviews with the cast and crew.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Armand Thirard ; editors, Henri Rust, Madeleine Gug ; music, Georges Auric.
Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck, William Tubbs, Vera Clouzot, Folco Lulli.
"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.
System Details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
French dialogue with optional English subtitles.

Reviews from GoodReads

Loading GoodReads Reviews.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Clouzot, H., Geronimi, J., Montand, Y., Vanel, C., Eyck, P. v., Tubbs, W., Clouzot, V., Lulli, F., & Arnaud, G. (2005). The wages of fear (Special ed.). Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

H.-G. Clouzot et al.. 2005. The Wages of Fear. [Place of publication not identified]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

H.-G. Clouzot et al.. The Wages of Fear [Place of publication not identified]: Criterion Collection, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Clouzot, H.-G., et al. The Wages of Fear Special ed., Criterion Collection, 2005.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

Staff View

Loading Staff View.