McGill, Ron Perlman, Nicholas Kadi and Rae Dawn Chong
for Fire (La Guerre du feu) is a 1981 French-Canadian adventure film directed by
Jean-Jacques Annaud, written by Gérard Brach. It is a film adaptation of the
1911 homonymous Belgian novel by J.H. Rosny. The story is set in Paleolithic
Europe (80,000 years ago), with its plot surrounding the struggle for control
of fire by early humans. It won the Academy Award for Makeup.
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Annaud (born 1943) is a French film director, screenwriter and producer, best
known for directing Quest for Fire (1981), The Name of the Rose
(1986), The Bear (1988), The Lover (1992), and Seven Yearsin Tibet (1997). Annaud has received numerous awards for his work,
including five César Awards, one David di Donatello Award, and one National
Academy of Cinema Award. Annaud's first film, Black and White in Color
(1976), received an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.