Noon is a gunfighter who has become amnesiac. Helped by Rimes, an outlaw who has befriended him, he tries to figure out who he is actually. It gradually appears that his wife and kid have ... See full summary »
Noon is a gunfighter who has become amnesiac. Helped by Rimes, an outlaw who has befriended him, he tries to figure out who he is actually. It gradually appears that his wife and kid have been murdered. As time goes by, Noon also recalls a fortune hidden somewhere. Niland, a scheming judge, and Peg Cullane, a greedy will do everything to prevent Noon and Rimes from achieving their end while Fan Davidge, a woman living in a ghost town, will support them. Written by
Way too traditional and basic western. Even boring from time to time
I love spaghetti westerns and it doesn't need to be famous just to be good so I expected at least something from this movie. Beginning was very promising: dusty road, shrieking wind, howling dog, lurking gunmen and no lines at all. I said to myself: "This might be excellent". After the movie actually started, disappointment was my main feeling.
"Lo chiamavano Mezzogiorno /The Man called Noon" turned out to be highly usual, typical western - not extremely bad but not special in any way. I've seen hundreds of films like this. There were couple of truly stylish camera angles here and there but that was just about it. This is a disposable western. You can watch it once as a time-killer and then forget it.
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