The Wages of Fear Poster

Release Date: January 1st, 1953

DVD Release Date: January 26th, 1999

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
In the South American jungle, supplies of nitroglycerine 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 on the rough remote roads where the slightest jolt can result in death.

Cast: Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck, Véra Clouzot, Folco Lulli, William Tubbs, Dario Moreno, Jo Dest

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Filmsonor, Vera Films

Distributors: DCA Releasing

Keywords: Death, Rivalry, Quest, Gritty, Tense, 1950s

Awards

Winner Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1954)