Weird Wednesday


Director Franco Rossetti
Year 1967
Starring Andrea Giordana, Rosemary Dexter and Franco Giornelli
Rating R
Run Time 103min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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In the ‘60s and ‘70s Italy churned out hundreds of Spaghetti Westerns. You’ve probably seen the big ones, THE GOOD THE BAD & THE UGLY, etc. Those are obviously essential.

But there is a whole universe of these Italian westerns. THE DIRTY OUTLAWS (aka DESPERADO) is one of the more obscure ones (though Quentin Tarantino is a big fan). While it may not have the big budget and professional polish of some of the larger productions, it makes up for the difference in violent exuberance and quasi-mythical oddness.

Whereas American Westerns tended to reuse the same plots, many of the Spaghetti Westerns feel like faithful transcriptions of dreams. This is one of those. (Lars)

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