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Once Upon a Time in the West

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Original title
C'era una volta il west (Once Upon a Time in the West)
Running time
165 min.
Italy Italy
Sergio Leone, Sergio Donati, Dario Argento, Bernardo Bertolucci
Ennio Morricone
Tonino Delli Colli
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Paramount Pictures
Western | Spaghetti Western. Revenge. Cult Movie
Synopsis / Plot
Morton (Gabriele Ferzetti), the power-hungry owner of a railroad company, hires Frank (Henry Fonda), a gunfighter without a conscience, to kill anyone who stands in the way of the completion of the railroad. After Frank murders land owner Brett McBain (Frank Wolff), McBain's widow (Claudia Cardinale) hires two killers of her own to protect her and gain revenge: a mysterious, harmonica-playing desperado (Charles Bronson) and his rogue sidekick (Jason Robards).
1968: David di Donatello Awards: Best Production
1968: Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists: Nominated Sup. Actor (Ferzetti)
1970: Laurel Awards: 3rd place Male Supporting Performance (Charles Bronson)
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