Rocco and his female accomplice, Angèle hijack a truck from a trucking company in the Saharan desert. The head of the trucking company, Castigliano hires Rocco's friend, Hervé and a newly employed German, Hans to go after him and bring back the valuable goods. After the two run into some trouble Castigliano sends a second truck driven by Mitch and Khenouche.
Did You Know?
According to Verneuil, he designed his film like a real western. He said that he had no cow boys, but he had thousand of horses, horsepower inside the truck engines, and these trucks are the real stars. See more
You know, when 260-pounds guys are speaking, 120-pounds guys are listening.
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References The Wages of Fear
Cent Mille Dollars Au Soleil
Written and Performed by Georges Delerue
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