Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
In a decrepit South American village, four men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe.
This was the film debut of Véra Clouzot. She was the wife of director Henri-Georges Clouzot. She acted in only three films, all for her husband.
When someone else is driving, I'm scared.
As the truck leaves town, when Linda is seen from inside the truck cab, she casts a shadow on the projection screen behind her that is showing the passing houses.
The original uncensored release in France ran 152 minutes. The so-called "director's cut" runs 148 minutes.
French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian
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