Duel

United States, 1972

Film
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What begins as an ordinary business trip becomes a haunting life and death battle for Dennis Weaver in Steven Spielberg’s highly acclaimed first film. Initially Weaver refuses to believe he is being followed by a huge diesel truck, but soon the unbelievable horror of the situation sinks in. Based on a story by Richard Matheson who also wrote the screenplay.

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Credits

production company

Universal Pictures

producer

George Eckstein

director

Steven Spielberg

Duration

01:26:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1972

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302498

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Drama

Drama → Road movies

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Horror

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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