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1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, ... See full summary »

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Joseph Charlegrand
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Cain Parker
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Mary Parker
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Mitchum
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Cody Johnson (as Don Gibb)
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Ziegfield Von Trotta
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Bruno the Horrible (as Scott Schwartz)
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Brazilian Fighter (as Eric Betts)
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1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, he offers them his "Savate" (French kickboxing) skills. Written by Homme A. Piest <piest@pobox.leidenuniv.nl>

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The True Story of the World's First Kickboxer

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Rated R for martial arts and western violence | See all certifications »
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14 January 1997 (USA)  »

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light entertainment with some very good fighting scenes.
18 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

A Spaghetti western with Martial based on a real character Joseph Charlemont and real events (Serving as an officer in the French army in Mexico in 1865), who was one of the creators of the French Kick fighting Savate. A powerful martial arts movie, in the wild west with good acting light entertainment with some very good fighting scenes.


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