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  • 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 to a faraway oil fire. The result is a white-knuckle ride from France’s legendary master of suspense, Henri-Georges Clouzot.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 to a faraway oil fire. The result is a white-knuckle ride from France’s legendary master of suspense, Henri-Georges Clouzot. (Janus Films) Expand
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  1. Reviewed by: Joshua Rothkopf
    Dec 7, 2011
    100
    Here's where it's easiest to see Clouzot's advantage over his more famous peer, as he combines nail-biting action scenes - calibrated to the millimeter - with a Hawksian command of earthy performances.
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  1. Apr 1, 2012
    9
    really good movie I recommend you go see it. good actors and in the end areally good move am impressed thry do a really good job!!! It isreally good movie I recommend you go see it. good actors and in the end areally good move am impressed thry do a really good job!!! It is good enough for a 9/10 Expand
  2. Nov 27, 2014
    6
    The movie is good and I would give an 8, but for me that ending completely destroys the film.
    The outcome could and should be the same, but
    The movie is good and I would give an 8, but for me that ending completely destroys the film.
    The outcome could and should be the same, but done differently.
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