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A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS (Sergio Leone, 1964)
The Man With No Name and seemingly no past, a laconic gringo and quintessential anti-hero who kills for profit, rides into an impover­ished town that is being torn apart by a power struggle for l… Read more

A FISTFUL OF DYNAMITE (Sergio Leone, 1971)
Variously known also as A Fistful Of Dynamite and Once Upon a Time in The Revolution Leone's epic political comedy was Leone's least success­ful film at the box office and one of his most under-r… Read more

Ennio Morricone (David Thompson, 1996)
Morricone began composing at the age of six and his professional career began in Italy's fledgling pop industry as an arranger where he quickly gained a reputation for his idio­syncratic utilisat… Read more

FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE (Sergio Leone, 1965)
A major artistic advance on A Fistful Of Dollars, and boasting a larger budget, the middle sec­tion of the Dollars trilogy depicts Eastwood as the nameless professional bounty hunter who forms a … Read more

ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA (Sergio Leone, 1983)
Leone's final masterpiece, a stylistically bold gangster epic spanning five decades of this century, features De Niro and James Woods as childhood pals and aspiring mobsters who fol­low divergent… Read more

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (Sergio Leone, 1966)
The final instalment of the Eastwood - Man With No Name trilogy takes place against a realistic reconstruction of the American Civil War as the 'Good' (a taciturn Clint Eastwood), the Bad' (reptilian… Read more

Viva Leone! (Nick Freand Jones, 1989)
This BBC tribute to Sergio Leone aired shortly after his death in 1989. Apart from some mouth watering clips from his widescreen epics, it also offers a comprehensive overview of Leone's career. Viva… Read more

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