Once Upon a Time in The West

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Once Upon a Time in The West

A chance to see Sergio Leone’s masterpiece on the big screen. The pacing, cinematography and a truly haunting score from Ennio Morricone added to stand out performances from Charles Bronson and Henry Fonda add up to 165 minutes of spaghetti western perfection.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh, until 30 Aug.

Once Upon A Time In The West

  • 1968
  • US
  • 165 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Sergio Leone
  • Cast: Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards, Charles Bronson

Probably Leone's best film, this classic western details in operatic fashion the drive of crooked railroad magnate, Fonda, to cheat widow Cardinale out of her land, until lone stranger Bronson comes to town. Brilliant Morricone score, achingly slow pacing, and an enthusiastic use of the wide screen mark this out as an…


1. rogermar26 Aug 2009, 9:25pm Report


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