While a Mexican revolutionary lies low as a U.S. rodeo clown, the cynical Polish mercenary who tutored the idealistic peasant tells how he and a dedicated female radical fought for the soul of the guerrilla general Paco, as Mexicans threw off repressive government and all-powerful landowners in the 1910s. Tracked by the vengeful Curly, Paco liberates villages, but is tempted by social banditry's treasures, which Kowalski revels in. Written by
The sun at his back... a gun at his side... a town at his mercy!
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Did You Know?
plays a character named "Curly". Palance later won an Oscar for City Slickers
(1991), in which he also played a character named "Curly". See more
A plane is used to bomb Paco's fort. However planes did not begin to drop bombs until the late stages of WWI, in which they were dropped by hand. See more
He was my man. But you only betray a Mexican woman once.
Remade as Companeros