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Unforgiven

4.03 of 5 stars 4.03  ·  rating details  ·  32 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Unforgivenis dedicated to Don Siegel and Sergio Leone, Clint Eastwood's two cinematic mentors, who represent, respectively, the legacy of the classic Hollywood Western and the radical updating of the genre by Italian Westerns in the 1960s. William Munny, wonderfully played by Eastwood himself, finds himself confronted not only by the formidable sheriff Little Bill Daggett ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by British Film Institute
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Paul Bryant
Favourite dialogue:

Guy in a bar : You just shot an unarmed man!

Clint (glowering at him) : Well, he shoulda armed hisself.
Patrick McCoy
Unforgiven by Edward Buscombe for the BFI Modern Classic series looks at what I consider to be one of the greatest western revisionist classics. It does a thorough job of debunking the myths of the west, while simultaneously creating them. I recently re-watched the film and enjoyed it as much as I did on the first viewing. It is only recently that I have been steeping myself in the genre after essentially avoiding it for years. Not so long ago I saw Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch began to wonder if ...more
Patricia
Kudos to Buscombe for writing a piece of criticism that I quite enjoyed reading about a film that I absolutely hated watching.
Tricia Berry
Difficult to read due to the subject matter.
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