Bullet For the General (Blu-ray)

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Specifications

Studio E1
SKU 229325340
UPC 827058703895
UPC 14 00827058703895
Format Blu-Ray DVD
Release Date 5/22/2012
Keywords
Action
Adventure
Assassins
Classic
Mexican
Mexico
Spaghetti Western
Thriller
Trains
Editors Note
Note A fast paced and vicious spaghetti western starring Klaus Kinski and Lou Castel, A BULLET FOR THE GENERAL begins as a gang of former Mexican rebels attempt to rob a train carrying munitions, which they plan to sell to a revolutionary named General Elias. One of the passengers on the train, a gringo named Bill Tate (Castel), helps the bandits steal the weapons, ingratiating him with the leader of the bandits, El Chuncho, who accepts him into his gang. However, Tate is really an assassin sent by the Mexican government to kill General Elias, who is an old friend of El Chuncho's. Incensed at the murder of his old friend, El Chuncho is inspired to become a revolutionary once again, but not before he hunts down Tate and kills him.
Reviews
Uncut "[This] epic tale of gun-running in Mexico is one of the great post-Leone spaghetti westerns." 01/01/2005 p.163
Sight and Sound "[A] prime example of a political film that is also vivid, bloody and hugely entertaining." 02/01/2005 p.77-8
A.V. Club "Like many spaghettis, it features more violence and less style than a Leone film. But like other memorable non-Leone efforts, it uses the same raw materials to combustible ends." 05/30/2012
Directors
Damiano Damiani
Actors
Klaus Kinski
Gian Maria Volonte
Cast & Crew
Spartaco Conversi - Star
Klaus Kinski - Star
Martine Beswick - Star
Lou Castel - Star
Aldo Sambrell - Star
Jaime Fernandez - Star
Joaquin Parra - Star
Andrea Checchi - Star
Gian Maria Volonte - Star
Antonio Secchi - Cinematographer
Marilu Carteny - Costume Designer
Sergio Canevari - Production Designer
Salvatore Laurani - Screenwriter
Renato Cinquini - Editor
Franco Solinas - Screenwriter
Luis Bacalov - Composer
Damiano Damiani - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1967
UPC 00827058703895
Number of Discs 2
Running Time 115 minutes
Color Color
Features
English, Subtitled, French, Spanish, Aspect Ratio 2.35:1
Product Attributes
Video Format Blu-Ray
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