Decent Paella/Spaghetti Western professionally directed by expert filmmaker Joaquin Romero Marchent
One of the first Paella Western filmed in Spain with spectacular outdoors from Manzanares Del Real , and Colmenar Viejo (Madrid), location where were filmed a lot of Westerns , pre-Almeria boom . Good Iberian Western well realized by the best Tortilla Western director , Joaquin Romero Marchent . It packs crossfire , thrills , action , go riding , and lots of shots and gun-play . It's an exciting western titled "Magnificent three¨ with breathtaking showdown between the protagonist Geoffrey Horne and the enemies as Robert Hundar , Aldo Sambrell , Miguel De La Riva and other hoodlums . It deals with a family formed by father named Don César Guzmán (Geoffrey Horne) , mother (Charo Del Rio) and child living happily at their hacienda . When rancher leaves his wife without protection she is attacked by a group of heartless outlaws (Aldo Sambrell , Miguel De la Riva , Emilio Rodríguez , Lorenzo Robledo , among others) and it results in mother's murder . When he finds his spouse dead , he swears to carry out a bloody revenge . As Cesar Guzmán is relentless in his vendetta , deadly in his violence . The conflict is simple , one between avenger Guzmán against also merciless killers . As he seeks vengeance for the murder of his wife , being helped by a tough gunslinger (Paul Piaget) and a sympathetic Mexican (Fernando Sancho). They follow similar ways when seeking out vendetta for the mummy's killing .
Enjoyable Chorizo-Spaghetti Western mostly produced by Spain and Italian secondary participation ; it doesn't follow the Sergio Leone wake and being proceeded in American style . This interesting Iberian western contains a story full of vengeance , good dramatic pace and slick direction . This is a classical western before Leone's style , it is an ordinary example of American western style though it is partly Spanish and partly Italian . Interesting screenplay and story by Jose Mallorqui , a notorious writer who wrote the successful ¨El Coyote¨ series . it results to be a trilling as well as a western vengeance with lots of shots and emotion . The film packs action , thrills , shootouts , drama , high body-count and entertainment . It's an intelligent western with spectacular outdoors and breathtaking confrontation among protagonists , three implacable friends : Geoffrey Horne , Paul Piaget and Fernando Sancho against the heartless enemies such as Ralf Baldassarre , Aldo Sambrell , John McDouglas and of course , the ordinary nasty Robert Hundar in similar role to ¨Brandy¨ by Jose Luis Borau . Charismatic performance for whole casting . Special mention to notorious Spaghetti actor Robert Hundar -pseudonym of Claudio Undari a Sicilian actor specialized in western films- , he is magnificent as a violent gunfighter dressed in black ; he steals the show as a merciless bandit similarly to Jack Palance's Shane . Fantastic performance by the always great Fernando Sancho in a likable role , subsequently he would play similar characters , furthermore the slimy, menacing outlaw played by Aldo Sambrell , here in his ordinary role as bandit and in a cruelly baddie character . Furthermore, there appears usual Italian/Spanish Western support actors , a largely secondary cast filled with familiar faces , all of them ordinary in Chorizo/Spaghetti western , such as Lorenzo Robledo , Miguel De La Riva , Emilio Rodriguez , Simon Arriaga , Rufino Ingles , Xan Das Bolas , Jesús Guzman and many others . The musician Manuel Parada composes an atmospheric soundtrack , well conducted and with agreeable leitmotif , including catching songs at the beginning and the end . Passable cinematography , though being necessary a perfect remastering , filmed by cameraman Rafael Pacheco on locations in Manzanares Del Real and Colmenar Viejo , as usual ; including good sets by Jaime Perez Cubero and Jose Luis Galicia who carried out the most Production Design on Western shot in Spain . They made a little town called ¨Golden City¨ where filmed several Westerns as ¨Welcome Padre Murray¨ , ¨Brandy¨ , various ¨Zorros¨ directed by Marchent and this one .
The movie titled "Tres Hombres Buenos" or "Sons of Vengeance" or ¨Implacable Three" or "Magnificent Three" or ¨3 Implacables¨ was well produced by Copercines/Eduardo Manzanos Brochero who produced various films for Marchent brothers as Joaquin Romero Marchent : ¨Cabalgando Hacia Muerte¨; and Rafael Marchent : ¨Quien Grita vengeance¨, ¨Two crosses in Danger Pass¨ and PEA/Alberto Grimaldi , previously to produce his successful trilogy of dollars/Sergio Leone . The motion picture was decently directed and in traditional style by recently deceased Joaquin Luis Romero Marchent (1921-2012) at his best . He was an expert writer and director of good Western . His first film was ¨El Coyote¨ and the sequel titled ¨Revenge of Coyote¨ shot in Mexico . After that , he filmed ¨The shadow of Zorro¨ and ¨Revenge of Zorro¨. He went go directing Western as ¨ Riding to death ¨ , ¨Adventures in the West¨ , ¨Three good men¨, ¨Sabor Venganza ¨ and the most popular and violent ¨Condenados a Vivir¨ . Plus , he wrote for his brother Rafael Romero the followings Western : ¨Manos Torpes¨, ¨Ocaso un Pistolero¨ and ¨Garringo¨ . Rating : Acceptable , a nice Paella Western that has its entertaining moments.
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