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The Wages of Fear (1953) - Classic Review

In a decrepit South American village, four men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe.

The Wages of Fear (or Le Salaire De La Peur to give it it’s actual name) is a 1953 French-Italian thriller directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot and stars Yves Montand. 363 more words

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CLASSIC EXISTENTIAL FILM REVIEW – THE WAGES OF FEAR (1953)

CLASSIC EXISTENTIAL FILM REVIEW – THE WAGES OF FEAR (1953)

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A few weeks ago it was very cold and snowy in London and the UK in general. 975 more words

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Sorcerer (1977) ⭐⭐⭐

Obliterated at the box office by a little indie called Star Wars released that same summer in ’77, William Friedkin’s remake of The Wages of Fear is considered a lost gem by many. 239 more words

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The Wages of Fear (1953)

Dir: Henri-Georges Clouzot, with Yves Montand and Charles Vanel

This was absolutely brilliant (but didn’t make it into Tavernier’s wordy documentary, I note). I did actually have my knuckles in my mouth with suspense at times. 376 more words

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TTYA - The Wages of Fear (1953)

The most suspenseful film of the 50’s is one you don’t hear too many people talk about. Damn shame, if you ask me.

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The Wages of Fear is a pretty unique and interesting film for the time it came out. 478 more words

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XL Popcorn - The Wages of Fear

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Title: The Wages of Fear (Le salaire de la peur) 441 more words

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Why William Friedkin's 'Sorcerer' was a 'Ballbreaker'

Oscar-winning director William Friedkin’s SORCERER hit theaters 40 years ago this summer in the wake of the STAR WARS juggernaut, and so the timing could not have been worse for this thrilling, underrated jungle adventure that I have grown to love. 1,020 more words

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