- Saturday August 31, 2013 at 7:00PM
- Monday September 2, 2013 at 3:30PM
- Wednesday September 4, 2013 at 7:00PM
After coming upon a horse carriage filled with dead bodies, a nameless gunslinger (Clint Eastwood) and a wanted outlaw learn of a potential fortune hidden in a cemetery from the carnage’s sole survivor before he passes. The men form an uneasy alliance to track down the gold before a bounty hunter (Lee Van Cleef) beats them to it. One of the most beloved Westerns of all time, Sergio Leone made himself and Clint Eastwood a star by bringing a ruthless European sensibility to his favourite American movie myth. With its virtuoso cinematography and iconic score, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly came to both change and define the genre, proving that the Western is so foundational to movie making, that you don’t need to be American or in America to make one of the best.
This screening is part of the larger thematic series: