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Title Le salaire de la peur [videorecording] / Filmsonor Societe Anonyme présente ; un film de Henri-Georges Clouzot ; adaptation et dialogues de H.G. Clouzot & Jérome Geronimi ; une co-production Franco-Italienne, C.I.C.C. ... [et al.].

Imprint [Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, [2005]
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Grandview Library DVD    F SAL    Available
Edition Special ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (147 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (23 p. : ill. ; 19 cm)
Series The Criterion collection ; 36
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 36.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.
Based on the novel by Georges Arnaud.
Disc one contains the feature film with a new, restored high-definition digital transfer and new and improved English subtitle translation. Disc two contains special features, including new video interviews with assistant director Michel Romanoff and Henri-Georges Clouzot biographer Marc Godin ; archival interview with Yves Montand, on working with Clouzot (1988) ; documentary, "Henri-Georges Clouzot : the enlightened tyrant" (2004) ; "Censored," an analysis of cuts made to the film for the 1955 U.S. release. Accompanying booklet (23 p. : ill.) features a new essay by novelist Dennis Lehane and a compilation of interviews with the cast and crew.
Credits Director of photography, Armand Thirard ; editors, Henri Rust, Madeleine Gug ; music, Georges Auric.
Cast Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck, William Tubbs, Vera Clouzot, Folco Lulli.
Summary "In a squalid South American oil town, four desperate men sign on for a suicide mission to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain route. As they ferry their explosive cargo to a faraway oil fire, each bump and jolt tests their courage, their friendship, and their nerves"--Container.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language French dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Petroleum workers -- South America -- Drama.
Genre/Form Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Clouzot, H.-G. (Henri-Georges)
Geronimi, Jérôme
Montand, Yves, 1921-1991
Vanel, Charles, 1892-1989
Eyck, Peter van, 1911-1969.
Tubbs, William, 1909-1953.
Clouzot, Vera, 1921-1960.
Lulli, Folco, 1912-1970.
Arnaud, Georges, 1917- Salaire de la peur.
Filmsonor (Firm)
C.I.C.C. Films
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on disc labels and container: Wages of fear
ISBN 0780029658
Standard No. 037429203224
Music No. WAG110 Criterion Collection

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