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Blackthorn (2011)

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In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorne) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike.

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Luis Bredow ...
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Cristian Mercado ...
General of the Bolivian Army
Daniel Aguirre ...
Iván
Martin Proctor ...
Caballero inglés
María Luque ...
Tabernera
Raúl Beltrán ...
Jefe indígena
Luis Aduviri ...
Lugarteniente indígena
Claudia Coronel ...
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In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorne) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike.

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$15,254 (USA) (7 October 2011)

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$199,652 (USA) (27 January 2012)
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At the very beginning of the film there is text reading "Butch Cassidy was ONE THE MOST wanted outlaws in America..." The OF that should be included in the sentence is curiously missing. See more »

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James Blackthorn aka Butch Cassidy: [after medicating the Spaniard for saddle sores] Your ass is softer than a bookkeeper's.
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A Rhythmic Ride
6 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Great outdoor cinematography highlight this darn good Western. The story of an aging outlaw returning home is engaging and the morality tale is delivered decisively. It has a number of dramatic details that make it believable (taking a slice of meat off the dead horse and roasting it on the campfire).

In all the expanse of the Bolivian landscape the humanity and characterizations are not lost and we care about Butch Cassidy, his lady love, and even the ex-Pinkerton who discovers, then assists our anti-hero on his way to settle the score.

All the elements of classic Westerns are at work here and the pace is methodical and maintained for a rhythmic ride. The gun-play is realistic and never stylized and the result is a new Western with an old West feel.


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