A Fistful of Dollars
It is the punk- of westerns. ” Guardian
Once in a great while a western comes along that breaks new ground and becomes a classic of the genre… and Sergio Leone’s A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS helped define a new era for the Western and usher in its most iconic star, Clint Eastwood.
The Man With No Name (Clint Eastwood) enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers (Antonio Prieto, Benny Reeves, Sieghardt Rupp) and sheriff John Baxter (Wolfgang Lukschy). When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the Rojo brothers, the stranger inserts himself into the middle of the long-simmering battle, selling false information to both sides for his own benefit.
- 96 MINS