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Time Out says

Hellman's seriously absurdist streak happily finds a comically absurd parallel within the stereotyped framework of the European Western: he revels in the sheer gratuitousness of traditional character-types and plot mechanisms to produce an uproarious genre critique. Fabio Testi, a gunslinger in a Tom Mix hat, alternately stalks, befriends, and is stalked by Warren Oates, holding out against the advancing railroad with his trusty rifle and his less-than-trusty Anglo-Irish wife (Agutter).
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Release Details

  • Duration:102 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Monte Hellman
  • Screenwriter:Jerry Harvey, Douglas Venturelli
  • Cast:
    • Warren Oates
    • Fabio Testi
    • Jenny Agutter
    • Sam Peckinpah
    • Isabel Mestres
    • Franco Interlenghi
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