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Cut-Throats Nine (1972)
"Condenados a vivir" (original title)

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Claudio Undari ...
Brown (as Robert Hundar)
Emma Cohen ...
Sarah
Alberto Dalbés ...
Thomas
Antonio Iranzo ...
Ray
Manuel Tejada ...
Dim
Ricardo Díaz ...
Joe
José Manuel Martín ...
John
Carlos Romero Marchent ...
Slim
Rafael Hernández ...
Dick
Eduardo Calvo ...
Taylor
Lorenzo Robledo
Emilio Rodríguez
Xan das Bolas ...
Buddy (as Tomas Ares)
Francisco Nieto
Antonio Padilla
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A wagon load of convicts on their way to prison is being escorted through the mountains by a cavalry troop. They are attacked by a bandit gang, and only a sergeant, his beautiful young daughter and an assortment of seven sadistic, murderous prisoners survive, and they are left without horses or a wagon. The sergeant must find a way to get his prisoners to their destination while protecting his daughter, watching out for the still pursuing bandits and trying to determine which one of the prisoners was the man who raped and murdered his wife. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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A horror story set in the West.
16 March 2013 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

A group of prisoners is carried in a cart by soldiers. Diligence is attacked on the road by outlaws thinking that the contents of the cart is gold mined where prisoners are required to serve a sentence with hard labor. After killing all the soldiers, outlaws frighten the horses, ultimately causing the cart tipping with convicted inside.

Among the prisoners was camouflaged the "Sgt. Brown" and his own daughter. Despite no wagon, Brown forced prisoners to begin the road to Fort Bravo on foot and in chains, although this will have to cross the snowy mountains, with few supplies and a terrible cold.

When the director and Joaquin L. Marchent Romero had many years without coming to Western as a filmmaker, as his last job there was also peculiar "FEDRA WEST" 1967, so it was decided to film "Cut throats nine ".

We are certainly before a story that wanders border between spaghetti western and other genres, such as horror, suspense... When script outlined in the preface, we must add some notes. As the mission really is no "Sgt. Brown" take the prisoners to Fort Bravo, but the shackles that bind them by the feet, as they are wrought with gold from the mine. At the time that prisoners are aware of this, the film takes an even more fascinating way.

The film opens with a good monologue's own "Sgt. Brown", which apart from us that has gotten out of the mine in which he has lived as bad times; we are introduced to the prisoners, with their name, their crimes and their convictions. This serves to put us on notice that this is a group of individuals of the worst kind. That if either "Sgt. Brown" falls behind, proving to be a man of hate, so much so that in the eyes of his own daughter just appearing as an ogre. And the daughter of Sergeant lone female character who appears in the film (if we ignore the flashbacks), is really the only character who can say it is good, but along the winding road up to the girl herself is changed until an unexpected end.

"Cut throats nine" was shot in the Pyrenees in Huesca (Aragon), with enough snow, true, and that certainly was a nightmare for the crew of the film by low temperatures. The truth is that despite being generally a very open film locations, Romero Marchent get a claustrophobic and especially paranoid environment. Through numerous flashbacks throughout the film recompose the stories of its characters, both the sergeant as prisoners. While certainly if anything is remembered by the moments of blood and graphic violence, both shots as cuts, beheading, and bloodletting.

But where really lies the greatness of this film is perverse in that group of characters struggling to survive, but fight against the mountain, against others and against themselves. Despite all the attempts of the characters to survive, the director has not granted to any of them in the film, marking them all.

Robert Hundar (Claudio Undari) works very well in this film with one of his best roles in spaghetti wester as the "Sergeant Brown," a troubled man and only kept alive by his daughter, the beautiful Emna Cohen. Although in truth, most of the cast, made up of many phenomenal Spanish actors like Antonio Iranzo, Alberto Dables, Manuel Tejada, Ricardo Diaz, Jose Manuel Martin, Eduardo Calvo ...

Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent, is possibly the first Spanish director who directed westerns in Spain, so we can say it is the precursor of what would later be called the "Spaghetti Western" or "Paella western", along with Sergio Leone.

Between 1955 and 1962 directed four films "EL COYOTE", our vision of "ZORRO" in Spain, which are not really westerns, but are close enough to the genre. In 1963 we presented "TRES HOMBRES BUENOS" and "EL SABOR DE LA VENGANZA", now we can say that it is the beginning of "Spaghetti Westerns". In 1964 created his best film, "ANTES LLEGA LA MUERTE". In the next years he shots a lot more films of this genre, although it is somewhat lower level, leaving the genre in 1967. In the end, in 1971 he shots a horror story set in the west "Cut Throats Nine", which it is not clear if "Spaghetti Western" or not.

Note that despite being one of the first to shot calls "Paella Western" in Spain, his way of filming was closest to the American classics than Leone

As a rarity, "Cut throats nine " is a splendid film, eminently Spanish production, with much fame in the rest of the world, though quite unknown in Spain. We must see and enjoy this wonderful film, a masterpiece of Spanish western.


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