R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.
Nick Cave's score was written before the film was shot.
He was growing into middle age, and was living then in a bungalow on Woodland Avenue. He installed himself in a rocking chair and smoked a cigar down in the evenings as his wife wiped her pink hands on an apron and reported happily on their two ...
As the gang members wait during the day to rob the train at Blue Cut that night, one gang member recites a poem by Catullus ("My love says she would marry only me ..."). The words are from "Catullus: The Complete Poems for American Readers", by Reney Myers and Robert J. Ormsby, published in 1970. However Catullus was a Roman poet who died over 2,000 years ago and it is entirely possible it had been translated elsewhere prior to this book.
The film does not contain either an opening title nor intro credits. The film title is displayed first after the final fadeout.
$147,812 (USA) (23 September 2007)
$3,904,982 (USA) (27 January 2008)
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