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Il mio West (1998)

The idealistic lifestyle of an old West farmer, his Indian wife and half-breed son, who narrates the tale, is disrupted when his grandfather, an old gunslinger, shows up on the farm. ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Dunford ...
Piano Player
Kwame Kwei-Armah ...
Rastafarian (as Kwame Kwei Armah)
Stephen Jenn ...
Albino
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Leather Girl
Sean Baker ...
Telegraph Operator
Donald Hodson ...
Mayor
Rosalind Knight ...
Miss Willow
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Mary
Jim van der Woude ...
Joshua (as LimVan Der Woude)
Yudii Mercredi ...
Jeremiah
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Pearl
Leonardo Pieraccioni ...
Doc
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Jack Sikora
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Johnny Lowen
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Indian Grandfather
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The idealistic lifestyle of an old West farmer, his Indian wife and half-breed son, who narrates the tale, is disrupted when his grandfather, an old gunslinger, shows up on the farm. Although looking to retire, the family is not happy with his return, given his past lifestyle and mistreatment of his family. Things get worse when another gunfighter shows up and terrorizes the town, trying to force the father into a gun fight. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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The Gunfighters Who Rocked The West.

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Comedy | Drama | Western

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Rated PG-13 for western violence, some sexual content and nudity | See all certifications »
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18 December 1998 (Italy)  »

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Gunslinger's Revenge  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 93137 delivered on 15-12-1998. See more »

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The telegraph office has what appears to be a reel-to-reel film projector, some time before the beginning of the twentieth century. See more »

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Everyone Wants to Be
Written by David Marley and' Stephen Marley'
Music composed by Ziggy Marley/Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers
Vocals by Wyclef Jean (as Wycleff)
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aka Gunslingers Revenge
3 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

"You got a nice little town here... GREAT PLACE TO DIE!" Spoken with what could be the worst British/Southern/Western accent ever recorded, psychopath gunfighter Jack Sikora (Bowie) tries to draw out retired gunfighter Johnny Lowen (Keitel). This is not a comedy, though I understand why someone would try to pass it off as one- it IS funny to see Bowie try to act 'old west'. But, as with the 'fair catch' call in football, you have to indicate you are a comedy before the movie is released and then make moves to indicate you are a comedy. That didn't happen here, though I suspect audience response (in the US, anyway) caused those responsible for the movie to re-think their strategy and throw the comedy label on it. Oh, it is a comedy, in fact I've gotten hours of comedic enjoyment out of it already. Making sound bites from Bowie's western phrases has been a hoot (or as he might say, 'a hut'). But once you see it, you'll know that it's more of a train-wreck than an attempt at humor. "This ain't a bad dream, Johnny, it's really me", says Jack/Bowie. Indeed.


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