Sorcerer (1977)

8.25 / Rated by 4 people

121 min.
Plot  The film opens with a prologue that consists of four segments described by critics as "vignettes". They show the principal characters in different parts of the world and provide their backstories.

Part I: Prologue

Vignette #1: Veracruz, Mexico

Nilo (Rabal), an elegantly dressed man, enters a flat in Veracruz. Nilo immediately executes the unassuming tenant with a silenced revolver and proceeds to casually walk out of the building and onto the square.

Vignette #2: Jerusalem, Israeli Occupied West Bank

A group of Palestinian militants disguised as Jews cause an explosion near the Damascus Gate in Israeli Occupied Jerusalem, after which they take shelter at their hideout, where they assemble weaponry and plan their escape. After getting surrounded by the military, they split up; two are killed and one is apprehended. The only one who manages to escape is Kassem (Amidou). The segment finishes as he helplessly stares from a crowd at hi...



Roy Scheider
Jackie Scanlon – "Juan Dominguez"
Bruno Cremer
Victor Manzon – "Serrano" (voice only)
Kassem – "Martinez"
Ramon Bieri
Karl John


All Titles

English Original Title
The Wages of Fear
English Alternative Title

Release Dates


United States


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