• Director

    John Ford

  • With

    John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond, Natalie Wood

  • USA 1956. 114min

  • Digital

  • Certificate

    U

Ford’s western, acclaimed by many as his greatest, follows Wayne’s racist civil war veteran on his obsessive years-long quest to find and kill both the Comanche who abducted his niece and the girl herself (whom he considers tainted). A troubled and troubling film, notable for its magnificently expressive use of Monument Valley landscapes, it influenced many later movies, including Taxi Driver.

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