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Lust in the Dust (1985)

 -  Comedy | Western  -  1 March 1985 (USA)
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A group of unscrupulous characters seek buried treasure in the old west.

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Abel Wood
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Marguerita Ventura
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Hard Case Williams
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Bernardo
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Father Garcia
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Ninfa, Whore at Marguerita's
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Big Ed
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Red Dick Barker
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Blackman, Hard Case Gang
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Mexican, Hard Case Gang
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Clarence, Hard Case Gang
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Chang, Hard Case Gang
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Toothless Drunk
Al Cantu ...
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Storyline

Dancehall "girl" Rosie Velez, lost in the desert, is helped to safety by gunman Abel Wood. In the town of Chili Verde, at the saloon of Marguerita Ventura, a word of a treasure in gold brings Abel into conflict with outlaw Hard Case Williams and his gang. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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He Rode The West... The Girls Rode The Rest! Together They Ravaged The Land!

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Comedy | Western

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1 March 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Louca Corrida do Ouro  »

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The limerick repeatedly recited in the movie read: "There was a young fellow from Scotland. Who robbed the New Mexico hot-land. In a grave situation. Two butes his salvation. He buried the gold but in what land?". See more »

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Narrator: The legend of Chile Verde tells of men and women who became slaves to their passions. They paid the price here under the blistering, burning, blazing, scorching, roasting, toasting, baking, boiling, broiling, steaming, searing, sizzling, grilling, smoldering, VERY HOT New Mexico sun. For there is a saying in these parts: those who lust in the dust shall die in the dust.
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Featured in More Lust, Less Dust (2001) See more »

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These Lips Were Made For Kissin'
Written by 'Karen Hart'
Performed by 'Divine'
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Treasures lost and found...
17 January 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Perhaps Divine's greatest acting captured on film. This is not a film for all tastes. Perhaps it is a little over the top in some aspects and might leave some viewers wondering what they have just watched, in some scenes it evokes true emotion and humanity.

Life, love, and even death are depicted as they sometimes seem to be... senseless, unintentionally funny, and heartbreakingly sad.

Lainie Kazan plays like the proverbial "whore" with a heart of gold and also a heart of pure stone. Divine somehow comes off as a happy loser, but one you want to root for.

"Lust In The Dust" plays like farce, suspends belief, but ultimately laughs at itself knowingly.


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