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

Friedkin, William. (Film director, Film producer). Green, Walon. (Screenwriter). Scheider, Roy. (Actor). Crémer, Bruno, 1929-2010 (Actor). Rabal, Francisco, 1926-2001 (Actor). Amidou, 1942- (Actor). Bieri, Ramon. (Actor). Arnaud, Georges, 1917-1987 Salaire de la peur. (Added Author). Tangerine Dream (Musical group) (Composer). Paramount Pictures Corporation. (Production company). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Production company). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Film distributor). Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, Amidou, Ramon Bieri. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 6787 37684001089443 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Burbank, Calif.] : Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., [2014]
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Based on the novel "The wages of fear" by Georges Arnaud.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directors of photography, John M. Stephens, Dick Bush ; editor, Bud Smith ; original music, Tangerine Dream.
Participant or Performer Note:
Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, Amidou, Ramon Bieri.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; CHV rating: 14A.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English dialogue; optional Spanish, English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Hazardous substances > Transportation > Drama.
Oil industries > Corrupt practices > Drama.
Scuba divers > Drama.
Refugees > Drama.
Genre: Action and adventure films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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