In the South American jungle, an oil company's derrick suddenly erupts into flames. In order to bring the fire under control, explosives must be used. Led by a small-time American mobster, a desperate quartet of men volunteers. Re-make of WAGES OF FEAR. Academy Award Nominations: Best Sound.
Peter Capell - Actor/"Willy Wonka"
William Friedkin - Oscar winning American director, THE FRENCH CONNECTION
Tangerine Dream - Electronic music pioneers & synth soundtrack specialists
Ramon Bieri - Supporting Actor
Karl John - American Actor
Francisco Rabal - Spanish Actor/"Nazarin"
Roy Scheider - American actor, JAWS, ALL THAT JAZZ, THE FRENCH CONNECTION
Roy R. Sheider - American actor, JAWS, ALL THAT JAZZ, THE FRENCH CONNECTION
John M. Stephens - American Diretor of Photography
John M. Stevens - American Diretor of Photography
Robert K. Lambert - Editor, PULSE (2006)
Bruno Cremer - French Character Actor
Four down-and-out criminals, eager to make a living, accept a dangerous assignment: driving trucks of nitroglycerin hundreds of miles over rough terrain.
Theatrical Release: June 24, 1977. Remake of Henri Georges Clouzot's "Wages of Fear" (1953). Additional cast: Amidou, Peter Capell, Karl John and Chico Martinez.
"...A good little melodrama surrounded by thick pulp....Tough, unsentimental performance[s]..." - 06/25/1977 New York Times, p.11