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Time Out says

This 'New Jack' Western shoots off in all directions but never hits home. There's much historical revisionism on offer - one third of cowboys were black, apparently - but the only source material that really counts here is old movies (The Wild Bunch, The Magnificent Seven, and, especially, Leone). A refugee from the Spanish-American war, Mario Van Peebles' Jessie Lee leads a band of deserters west to Cutter's Town, where he has a score to settle. On his tail is sadistic Colonel Graham (Zane) and his 'Iron Brigade'. The jarring 1990s sensibility of this over-directed, under-written movie extends to style as well as content. Worst of all is the blatantly fetishistic attitude the director adopts towards his posturing macho star.
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Release Details

  • Duration:111 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Mario Van Peebles
  • Screenwriter:Dario Scardapane, Sy Richardson
  • Cast:
    • Mario Van Peebles
    • Stephen Baldwin
    • Billy Zane
    • Charles Lane
    • Salli Richardson
    • Melvin Van Peebles
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