The Wages of Fear - Enzian Theater

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The Wages of Fear

70th Anniversary Showing!

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.

1953, 156 minutes, In French with English subtitles, Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot

  • "The Wages of Fear contains tension-fraught stretches of "pure cinema" that probably gave even the Master cold sweats."

    - Budd Wilkins, SLANT MAGAZINE
  • "A nail-biting drama that's a must-see."

    - Patrick Peters, EMPIRE MAGAZINE
  • "The greatest thriller to ever turn a moviegoer's knuckles white."

    - Chris Barsanti, EYES WIDE OPEN
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