The Wages Of Fear Blu-Ray + DVD

The Wages Of Fear Blu-Ray + DVD
Based on the 1950 French novel Le Salaire de la Peur and critically hailed upon its original release, The Wages of Fear propelled its director Henri-George Clouzot (Les Diaboliques) to international fame, and is rightly considered a classic of world cinema. In a squalid South American village, four desperate men are hired by a US oil company to embark on a treacherous journey, transporting a volatile cargo of nitro-glycerine to a massive oil well fire. Friendships and courage are pushed to the limit in this nail-biting thriller by a director who would go on to be dubbed the 'French Hitchcock'.

Special Features
Available For The first Time In The Uk, This New 4k Restoration Of The Original French Theatrical Release Is Presented In High Definition And Standard Definition, Interview With Assistant Director Michel Romanoff (2005, 23 Mins), Interview With Clouzot Biographer Marc Godin (2005, 10 Mins), Interview With Professor Lucy Mazdon (2017, 35 Mins): An In-Depth Interview About Henri-Georges Clouzot And The Wages Of Fear,
Audio Commentary WithFilm Critic Adrian Martin, The Guardian Lecture: Yves Montand In Conservation With Don Allen (99 Mins, Audio Only): Recorded In 1989, The Star Discusses His Distinguished Career, Original Theatrical Trailer, Illustrated Booklet With A New Essay By Andy Miller, Original Reviews By Karel Reisz And Penelope Houston, An Appreciation Of Clouzot By Paul Ryan, And Full Film Credits
Aspect Ratio1.37:1
AudioFrench Dolby Digital Mono 1.0, French PCM Mono 1.0
Case TypeAmaray Single
CastYves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter Van Eyck, Vera Clouzot
ColourBlack & White
DirectorHenri-Georges Clouzot
FormatIncludes - Booklet
RegionDVD 2
RegionBlu-Ray B
Run Time152

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Tags: 1950s