C'era una volta il West1968

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C'era una volta il West
Directed by:
Sergio Leone

Starring Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards, Charles Bronson, Gabriele Ferzetti and Paolo Stoppa, "C'era una volta il West" (also known as "Once Upon a Time in the West", "There Was Once the West", "Spiel mir das Lied vom Tod") is an Action/Drama/Western film directed by Sergio Leone, and written by Sergio Leone (screenplay) and Mickey Knox (dialogue: English version), released in the USA on May 28 of 1969.

There were three men in her life. One to take her... one to love her... and one to kill her.

Who directed "C'era una volta il West":

C'era una volta il West was directed by Sergio Leone, an Italian writer, director, producer, and actor.

Before making C'era una volta il West, Sergio Leone had directed The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, released in 1966, A Fistful of Dollars (1964), Colosso di Rodi, Il (1961). Since, he directed Giù la testa, released in 1971, Mio nome è Nessuno, Il (1973), Un Genio, due compari, un pollo (1975), Once Upon a Time in America (1984).

When was "C'era una volta il West" released:

C'era una volta il West was first released on Wednesday, May 28, 1969, in the United States. Other films released on Wednesday, May 28, 1969 are The April Fools (dir. Stuart Rosenberg) and Monte Carlo or Bust (dir. Ken Annakin). This was fifty (50) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, June 06, 1969 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, August 27, 1969 in France; Thursday, August 14, 1969 in Germany; Saturday, December 21, 1968 in Italy; Friday, January 29, 1971 in Spain; Sunday, March 02, 2003 in Australia and on Saturday, October 04, 1969 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "C'era una volta il West":

At the casting of C'era una volta il West we find Henry Fonda, previously seen in The Boston Strangler (1968) and Yours, Mine and Ours (1968); Claudia Cardinale (The Hell with Heroes (1968), Giorno della civetta, Il (1968)); Jason Robards (Hour of the Gun (1967), The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)) [ more... ]

  • Jack Elam and Keenan Wynn also appeared together in Love That Brute, released in 1950.
  • Jack Elam and Charles Bronson also appeared in 4 for Texas, released in 1963.
  • Jack Elam and Henry Fonda can be seen in Firecreek, released in 1968.
  • Charles Bronson and Jason Robards can be seen in Caboblanco, released in 1980.

What is the Storyline of "C'era una volta il West":

The film portrays two conflicts that take place around Flagstone, a fictional town in the American Old West: a land battle related to construction of a railroad, and a mission of vengeance against a cold-blooded killer. The main storyline revolves around a struggle for Sweetwater, a piece of land near Flagstone containing the region's only water source. The land was bought by Brett McBain (Frank Wolff), who foresaw that the railroad would have to pass through that area to provide water for the steam [...]

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