At the time, William Friedkin’s adaptation of the Georges Arnaud novel The Wages of Fear (previously taken to the big screen by Henri Georges-Clouzot) was an epic failure that put the career of a filmmaker who was conquering the decade of the 70s in check. This restored version of the director’s cut puts things into place: Sorcerer is an indisputable masterpiece.
Chicago, 1935. His filmography includes classics like The French Connection (71) and The Exorcist (73). Recently he’s reappeared on the fringe of indie cinema thanks to Bug (06) and Killer Joe (11).
Edition: 2014 Section: Sitges Clàssics Original language: