PG-13 | | Western
A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
23 June 2002 | daniken (email@example.com)
10 | No western has ever come close to this one....and no western ever will.
I can't quite find the words to even come close to describing the pure brilliance of this movie. When this movie was ...
The original treatment of the movie was written by Dario Argento and Bernardo Bertolucci, who were friends at the time. They watched a lot of classic westerns and came up with a story that accommodated many of their favorite western scenes.
Cattle Corner Station Agent:
Hey. Hey-hey-hey-hey, if you want any tickets, you'll have to go around, eh, to, eh, the front of, eh, eh... oooh, well, I s'pose it'll be all right. The hell am *I* doin' around here if they walk in and can do as they damn please?
The train's box cars have four wheels, a rounded roof, and other features more akin to European railroad practice. The passenger cars have a more American appearance, but feature buffer and chain couplers which were not used on US railroads. The locomotive, though fitted with a bell, cowcatcher, and other applications seen on American engines, has a plate frame, whereas American engines have bar frames.
Sergio Leone's director credit swings down in an arc as if to stop the train.
Italian, Spanish, English
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