Grand fun to be had with this violent French western. Yes, French. It’s basically a Coyote-Roadrunner cartoon with real bullets.
Land grabs, murders, hijacked trains and gold fever… They sound like standard western fare but this movie was made in France. Anarchic director Jean Durand takes a break from comedy to create this bloody tribute to the wild west—with a strong French accent.
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