Il Mercenario aka A PROFESSIONAL GUN
Italy, Spain | 1968 | Sergio Corbucci
This spaghetti Western from the director of The Great Silence and Django (see 1/22) tells of a Polish hired gun (Franco Nero) who escorts a silver shipment to Texas. There a Mexican peasant and freedom fighter (Tony Musante) convinces him to fight against the evil mine owner and his ruthless henchmen (led by sadistic dandy Jack Palance). Music by Ennio Morricone.
110 min. New 35mm Color Print! Subtitles. Spaghetti Western Classic! Cleveland revival premiere.
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