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Keoma (1976)

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Half-breed Keoma returns to his border hometown after service in the Civil War and finds it under the control of Caldwell, an ex-Confederate raider, and his vicious gang of thugs. To make ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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William Berger ...
William Shannon
Olga Karlatos ...
Lisa
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Gabriella Giacobbe ...
The Witch
Antonio Marsina ...
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Sam Shannon (as John Loffredo)
Donald O'Brien ...
Caldwell (as Donald O'Brian)
Leonardo Scavino ...
Doctor (as Leon Lenoir)
Wolfango Soldati ...
Confederate Soldier
Victoria Zinny ...
Brothel Owner
Alfio Caltabiano ...
Member of Caldwell's Gang
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Half-breed Keoma returns to his border hometown after service in the Civil War and finds it under the control of Caldwell, an ex-Confederate raider, and his vicious gang of thugs. To make matters worse, Keoma's three half-brothers have joined forces with Caldwell, and make it painfully clear that his return is an unwelcome one. Determined to break Caldwell and his brothers' grip on the town, Keoma partners with his father's former ranch hand to exact violent revenge. Written by Ørnås

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Quotes

Keoma: Pa. What was it all about.
William Shannon: What?
Keoma: The war. I never could figure it out.
William Shannon: The war. Im not sure I know. I figure after we got through slaughtering all those Indians, we thought we ought to do somethin'... generous. So we gave freedom to the black man. Now we feel good, we can go back to... finish off the Indians.
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Keoma
Written by Guido De Angelis & Maurizio De Angelis
Performed by Susan Duncan Smith and Cesare De Natale (as Sybill & Guy)
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Castellari's best film!
2 November 1998 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Without a doubt, this Italian-made western is right up there with ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST, El TOPO, and THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY. Enzo G. Castellari's best film. Great cast and excellent slow motion shootout scenes, not to mention some truly amazing camera angles. One of the most engaging storylines and examples of character development I've seen. The music is great, as long as you don't mind the annoying sung narrative. Starts great and ends great, just stick around through the 20-minute dull spot in the middle of the film. It's quite a rewarding experience overall. Have fun trying to track down a copy of this gem, I sure did (NOT)!


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