The Wages of Fear

Friday, May 22 - Monday, May 25, 2009

Yves Montand is hired to drive a truckload of nitroglycerine over the rockiest of passes in Clouzot’s hyper-tense thriller set amidst South American oilfields.

Part of the series “The Old Wave: Favorites from the French Masters,” playing weekends at 11:00AM, April 10-July 5 in our ongoing Weekend Classics program.

  • Country France
  • Language French
  • Rating NR
  • Year 1953
  • Running Time 156 minutes
  • Director Henri-Georges Clouzot

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