“Wages of Fear” next Tuesday for Chestnut Hill Film Series

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“Wages of Fear” next Tuesday for Chestnut Hill Film Series

Wages of Fear

The Chestnut Hill Film Group, sponsored by The Chestnut Hill Local, presents Yves Montand in the classic 1953 thriller “Wages of Fear” at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 8 at the Chestnut Hill Library, 8711 Germantown Ave. It won the Palm d’Or at the 1953 Cannes Film Festival

Montand and Peter Van Eyck are truck drivers who earn large salaries transporting highly volatile nitroglycerine across some of the most treacherous terrain on earth. Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, known as the French Hitchcock. Archive print projected on 16mm film. Subtitled. Admission is free.

The next film scheduled for the series is “Death on the Nile,” a 1978 adaptation of n Agatha Christie novel starring Peter Ustinov, Bette Davis, Mia Farrow, John Finch and others..

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