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Bullet For The General, A (UK)

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A Spaghetti Western
Certificate: 18
Running Time: 113 mins
Retail Price: £19.99
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It is the height of the Mexican Revolution and a gang of bandits led by the charismatic El Chuncho (Gian Maria Volonté) are supporting the cause by stealing weapons and selling them on to rebel General Elias (Jaime Fernández). During a daring raid on a heavily armed train, a mysterious blonde gringo, Bill Tate (Lou Castel), surprisingly assists the bandits by killing the driver and stopping the train. Nicknamed `Nino` by El Chuncho, Tate manages to insinuate himself into the gang, which also includes El Chuncho`s brother and crazed priest, El Santo (Klaus Kinski), and the beautiful but deadly revolutionary, Adelita (Martine Beswick). But unknown to the rebels, Tate is a mercenary assassin on a mission to get close to, and kill, Elias.

Special Features:
Introduction by director Alex Cox. Interview with Damiano Damiani. Theatrical trailer. Trailers for Argent`s other Spaghetti Western releases.

Directed By:
Damiano Damiani

Written By:

Andrea Checchi
Lou Castel
Martine Beswick
Klaus Kinski
Gian Maria Volonté

Argent Films

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8 / 10
Solid Sphagetti Western, a classic among non-Sergio Leone films of this kind. Lou Castel and Gian Maria Volonte are always great. The Film Elements are in good Nick. Like most Italian films from this era, the sound will be hard to restore...
posted by Richard73 on 25/3/2005 09:47