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And God Said to Cain (1970)

E Dio disse a Caino... (original title)
Gary Hamilton, innocently sentenced to ten years in prison is released. When he comes out he promises himself to seek revenge on the guilty.

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Peter Carsten ...
Acombar
Marcella Michelangeli ...
Maria
Antonio Cantafora ...
Giuliano Raffaelli ...
Doctor Jonathan
Guido Lollobrigida ...
Miguel Santamaria (as Lee Burton)
Luciano Pigozzi ...
Francesco Santamaria (as Alan Collins)
Lucio De Santis ...
Jim
María Luisa Sala ...
Rosy
Joaquín Blanco ...
Frank
Marco Morelli ...
Priest
Giacomo Furia ...
Juanito
Furio Meniconi ...
Mike
Luigi Bonos ...
Joë (as Gigi Bonos)
Franco Gulà ...
Old guns dealer
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Gary Hamilton, innocently sentenced to ten years in prison is released. When he comes out he promises himself to seek revenge on the guilty.

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Referenced in The Spaghetti West (2005) See more »

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Rocks, Blood and Sand
Lyrics by Don Powell, Composed by Carlo Savina
Performed by Carlo Savina E Il Suo Complesso
Sung by Don Powell
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The darkest western ever made
16 June 2002 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

After 10 years in prison, Hamilton (Klaus Kinski) swears revenge to those who betrayed him. The Showdown actually begins after only 30 minutes. After the introduction of the characters, the whole film plays during the stormy night of revenge. The most remarkable thing about this film is Margheriti's unusual visual interpretation. It lets this Western look like a horror film, with typical small effects like windows suddenly opening, curtains blowing, or birds screaming when the name Hamilton is called. Kinski's appearances have got a kind of supernatural touch, he seems to appear or disappear like a ghost. Nevertheless a natural explanation (darkness, caves, a sandstorm) is always provided. The darkest Western ever made takes place at night for two thirds of its running time. And as a stark contrast, it ends in a bright mirror room. Kinski usually played one of the bounty hunters in his spaghetti westerns. In this case, he was cast as the hero (well, anti-hero) which turned out to be a clever move. Extraordinary for the genre!


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