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FILM SERIES: A Tribute to the Spaghetti Western

 

To coincide with the release of Quentin Tarantino’s homage to the Spaghetti Western; Django Unchained we’ve put together our own tribute to this bloody genre.


A Bullet for the General aka ¿Quien sabe?
Dir. Damiano Damiani, with Gian Maria Volonte, Lou Castel, Klaus Kinski

Set during the bloody Mexican Revolution, Bullet for the General follows a band of rebels led by El Chuncho (Volante) who roam the countryside ransacking guns to sell to General Elias. Following a train heist El Chuncho forms an unlikely friendship with the finely dressed gringo Bill Tate, who joins the group as there tear through Mexico.

Certificate:  15 
Language:  Italian (with English subtitles)
Running Time:   118 minutes

Date: Saturday 2 February
Venue: Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building
Time: 15.30
Tickets: £6, concessions £4,  FREE for Friends of Peninsula Arts 

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Bullet For The General

“If all you know of the spaghetti western is Sergio Leone, Damiano Damiani's  A Bullet for the General is an excellent reason to look beyond the holy
"Dollars" trinity.” 
– Slant Magazine