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A Man Called Horse

  • Film

Time Out says

First of a series of Westerns in which Richard Harris seemed determined to outdo Brando's penchant for situations permitting a bit of sado-masochistic suffering. Here, as an English lordling captured by Sioux, he undergoes the particularly nasty trial-by-torture of the Sun Vow. Self-touted as an authentic picture of Sioux manners and customs, the film to some extent delivers the goods (despite sacrificing a great deal of credibility by absurdly casting Judith Anderson as a malevolent old crone). But the Sun Vow sequence, lingered on in enervatingly gloating detail, ultimately defines it as exploitative. (From a story by Dorothy M Johnson.

Release Details

  • Duration:114 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Elliot Silverstein
  • Screenwriter:Jack DeWitt
  • Cast:
    • Richard Harris
    • Judith Anderson
    • Jean Gascon
    • Manu Tupou
    • Corinna Tsopei
    • Dub Taylor
    • Eddie Littlesky
    • Michael Baseleon
    • Iron Eyes Cody
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