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1:00   7:30

Thursday, November 16

Directed by Sergio Leone

Starring Charles Bronson, Henry Fond, Jason Robards, and Claudia Cardinale

Music by Ennio Morricone

(1968) Charles Bronson stalks kid-blasting villain Henry Fonda (!) with the aid of good-bad-man Jason Robards as the railroad marches relentlessly westward through the land of hooker-turned-earth-mother Claudia Cardinale. DCP. Approx. 165 min.

Reviews

“Expands Leone’s baroque, cartoonish style into genuine grandeur.”
– Dave Kehr

“A masterpiece, both the greatest and the last Western. Leone’s gift to America of its lost fairy tales.”
– John Boorman

“In a single flash of Fonda’s electric turquoise orbs, Leone managed to say as much about John Ford, the devil, and the corruptions of the Way Out Western world as the genre ever would.”
– Chuck Stephens, The Village Voice