The wages of fear The Netflix version offers a trailer and it is particularly explosive.
It only took 24 years for a new version of the masterpiece. The wages of fear (1953) by Henri-Georges Clouzot sees the light. And miracle: William Friedkin’s film, Magician (The Convoy of Fear), is at least as good as the original film. Clouzot’s was an icy dive into the depths of human psychology, always trapped in the lure of profit and the desire to put our hands on the unattainable. la version of Friedkin It also takes us into the twists and turns of our humanity and is almost even more acclaimed by the general public.
Both films are indisputable masterpieces and are among the best of both filmmakers. While we thought that Magician It would be the last adaptation of Wage of fearnow Netflix and Julien Leclercq (Earth and Blood, Sentinel, Thieves) bring our greatest fears to life with a new version of the work of Henri-Georges Clouzot. it’s new Wage of fear A trailer was offered that was explosive to say the least… and a little worrying.
Julien Leclerq opted for a total modernization of Clouzot’s film: the vehicles are those of our time, as is all the technology used in this trailer. Evidently, the French filmmaker has decided to make a work dedicated to the widest possible audience, with maximum action (to which he is accustomed). Problem: whether Clouzot influenced Mad Max: Fury RoadThis new version seems to be more inspired by Fast and Furious less successful than Miller’s masterpiece.
Franck Gastambide, Alban Lenoir, Ana Girardot and Fianso (yes, yes, the rapper) are at the controls of the two trucks in charge of crossing the desert to collect nitroglycerin and put out a huge fire. They will have to face combat helicopters with grenade launchers, do tricks on a motorcycle to avoid bullets… in short, routine. But everything suffers from that famous “Netflix aesthetic” that we fear with every new movie announcement. The film even has slow motion worthy of Snyder’s films.
It’s hard to form a real opinion from such a small glance, but the desert doesn’t seem as overwhelming as in the original work, and Alban Lenoir’s scream is a far cry from the fear conveyed by Henri-Georges Clouzot. It remains to be seen if this trailer actually hides a very good surprise.. See you on March 29, 2024 on Netflix for the verdict.