Preview: A Fistful of Dollars
Per un pugno di dollari
Meet the man with no name. Danger fits him like a glove…
Joint ticket available with For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly on 8 April: £24, concs £18 (Members pay £3 less). Call the box office on 020 7928 3232 or in person. See other screenings of A Fistful of Dollars and our joint ticket offer on 15 April.
Italy-Spain-West Germany 1964
Dir Sergio Leone
With Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volontè, Marianne Koch, Wolfgang Lukschy
Digital 4K (in NFT1 and NFT3, 2K elsewhere)
A Park Circus release
The first part of Leone’s Dollars trilogy firmly sets out the winning blueprint for the other two: not least in establishing both the role of Clint Eastwood’s nameless anti-hero and the collaboration with Ennio Morricone, which resulted in some of the most memorable musical themes in movie history. Made on a small budget and based on Kurosawa’s Yojimbo, the film focuses on a small town caught up in a fight for control between two warring families. When a stranger arrives he manipulates the feud to his own advantage – resulting in a high body count and some great cinema.
Justin Johnson, Lead Programmer
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