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Title Sorcerer [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures and Universal Pictures present ; directed and produced by William Friedkin ; screenplay by Walon Green.

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Description 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Physical Medium 4 3/4 in. color
Description digital rdatr
optical rdarm
surround rdacpc
DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
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System Details Blu-ray, 1080p High Definition widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, Dolby Digital surround; requires Blu-ray player.
Note This is a Blu-ray disc made for Blu-ray disc players and will not play in standard DVD players.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Cast Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, Amidou, Ramon Bieri.
Credits Directors of photography, John M. Stephens, Dick Bush ; editor, Bud Smith ; original music, Tangerine Dream.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Title from container.
Based on the novel "The wages of fear" by Georges Arnaud.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Summary Four men who, for various reasons, cannot return to their own countries end up in a dismal South American town where an American oil company is seeking out courageous drivers willing to haul nitroglycerin over miles of treacherous terrain. The four men have nothing to lose; and, besides, they'll be paid 10,000 dollars apiece, and be granted legal citizenship, if they survive.
Subject Hazardous substances -- Transportation -- Drama.
Oil industries -- Corrupt practices -- Drama.
Scuba divers -- Drama.
Refugees -- Drama.
Genre/Form Action and adventure films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Friedkin, William, film director, film producer.
Green, Walon, screenwriter.
Scheider, Roy, actor.
Crémer, Bruno, 1929-2010, actor.
Rabal, Francisco, 1926-2001, actor.
Amidou, 1935-2013, actor.
Bieri, Ramon, actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Arnaud, Georges, 1917-1987. Salaire de la peur.
Tangerine Dream (Musical group), composer (expression)
Paramount Pictures Corporation, production company.
Universal Pictures (Firm), production company.
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