The Wages of Fear (1953)

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Directed By Henri-Georges Clouzot Starring Yves Montand  •  Charles Vanel  •  Folco Lulli  •  Peter Van Eyck  •  Vera Clouzot Genres Based-on-20th-Century-Literature  •  Foreign Language Film  •  Psychological Thriller  •  Thriller Studios &
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The Criterion Collection  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Cannes Grand Prix du Festival International du Film  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Winning  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Golden Bear for Best Film Winning  •  French Syndicate of Cinema Critics Prix Méliès Winning  •  Time Out: Paris's 100 Best French Films  •  Time Out: New York's 100 Best Action Movies  •  Empire Magazine's 100 Best Films of World Cinema  •  TCM Underground
Other Titles Le salaire de la peur [France] Release Info April 22, 1953
B&W  •  131 minutes NR Rated NR
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The Wages of Fear vs. Citizen Kane

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JC13

JC13 on 2/7/2015 Reply  · 

It takes its sweet time setting things up, but once it gets going it's intense as hell.

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seve24

seve24 on 8/12/2015 Reply  · 

A brilliant film, one of the best.

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