Journeys in Film History: Wages of Fear/Le Salaire de la Peur


WHEN May 17, 2012
3-5 PM WHERE NYUAD Downtown Campus, Abu Dhabi WHO Open to the Public

One of France’s most controversial filmmakers for his involvement with Continental Films during the German occupation of France, Henri-Georges Clouzot became an international celebrity, even before his better-known Les Diaboliques (1955), with the release of Wages of Fear. The French-Italian co-production stars Yves Montand as a working-class European man who embarks upon a dangerous journey for money, transporting highly combustible nitroglycerine across the rugged, tropical terrains of an imagined Latin American country for a foreign-controlled oil company. (Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | France | 1953 | 131 Minutes | French w/ English subtitles)

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