Ennio Morricone

A Fistful of Dollars

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The first film in Sergio Leone’s classic ‘Dollars trilogy’, starring Clint Eastwood.

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Italy-Spain-Germany 1964
Dir Sergio Leone
With Clint Eastwood, Gian Marian Volonte, Marianne Koch
Digital 4K
Certificate 15

The first film in Leone’s ‘Dollars trilogy’ established both Eastwood’s nameless anti-hero and an enduring musical collaboration with Morricone. Leone looked to Rio Bravo’s bugle theme for inspiration and Morricone provided a glorious soundtrack as important as the cinematography in setting the film’s tone. Made on a modest budget and based on Kurosawa’s Yojimbo, it sees a stranger arrive in a town dominated by two warring families...

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