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A Fistful of Dollars

Cast

Clint Eastwood, Marianne Koch, Gian Maria Volonté, Wolfgang Lukschy View All


Crew

Sergio Leone (Screenplay), Sergio Leone (Director), Akira Kurosawa (Screenplay), Víctor Andrés Catena (Screenplay) View All

Release: Sep. 12th, 1964
Runtime: 1 hour, 39 minutes
The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the Rojo brothers, the stranger inserts himself into the middle of the long-simmering battle, selling false information to both sides for his own benefit.
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Iroquois
Watching this so closely after watching Yojimbo means it's easy to pick apart how closely Leone follows Kurosawa, but with a film this simple it's good that it sticks pretty closely to the original with only the occasional concession to the difference in settings (such as dropping the sub-plot about....
Jack1
In fact, nobody had bothered to inform its main star, Clint Eastwood, of the change, and as a result Eastwood remained virtually unaware of the positive buzz surrounding the movie until an agent pointed it out to him in a Variety Magazine article three weeks later.
pahaK
A Fistful of Dollars isn't the most beautiful Leone film but it still looks great and Morricone's soundtracks are always excellent.
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