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The Wages of Fear (Le salaire de la peur) (1953)

The Wages of Fear
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Yves Montand Yves Montand
Folco Lulli Folco Lulli
William Tubbs William Tubbs
Bill O'Brien
Darío Moreno Darío Moreno
Jo Dest Jo Dest

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Georges Arnaud Georges Arnaud


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A great classic

5 years, 5 months ago at Dec 30 15:12
Since this movie has a really impressive reputation, I was really eager to check it out and I had some rather high expectations. Eventually, even though some old classics sometimes don’t really live up to their reputation, this one certainly didn’t disappoint me. Indeed, even though the damned thing is almost 60 years old, it has aged very well. Indeed, it is considered as one of the greasted ... read more
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In the South American jungle supplies of nitroglycerin are needed at a remote oil field. The oil company pays four men to deliver the supplies in two trucks. A tense rivalry develops between the two sets of drivers and on the rough remote roads the slightest jolt can result in death.
Release date: 16 February 1955
UPC: 037429134924
Tags: Thriller (9), France (9), 1953 (9), 1950s (8), Oil (7), Action (7), French (6), Explosion (6), South America (5), Truck (5), Italy (5), Jungle (5), Fear (5), Unemployment (4), Road (4), Drama (4), 50's (2), Grand Prize Of The Festival Winner At Cannes (2), Recommended (2), Rural (2)
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