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Unforgiven

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Film Institute, 2004

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...In this work, Edward Buscombe explores the ways in which ‘Unforgiven’, sticking surprisingly close to the original script by David Webb Peoples, moves between the requirements of the traditional Western, with its generic conventions of revenge and male bravado, and more modern sensitivities....

The Searchers

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Film Institute, 2000

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... Scorsese, Paul Schrader, and John Milius, is enormous. John Wayne’s portrait of the vengeful Confederate Ethan Edwards gives the film a truly epic dimension, as his long and lonely journey into the dark heart of America. Edward Buscombe provides...

Stagecoach

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Film Institute, 1992

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...John Ford’s Stagecoach, starring John Wayne in the part that made him a star, remains the most famous Western ever made. Shedding new light on an old favourite, this is an enjoyable account of how the film got made, combined with a careful...

Antonio das Mortes/Dragao da maldade contra o santo guerreiro

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Westerns : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2006

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...An extraordinary product of the Cinema Novo movement in Brazil, Glauber Rocha’s film is a strange, at times delirious, folktale which draws upon the tradition of social banditry in the sertão, the desert region of north-east Brazil which...

Broken Arrow

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Westerns : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2006

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...In the 1950s, possibly resulting from the political legacy of the fight against Fascism in World War II, possibly because of the beginnings of Civil Rights agitation, Hollywood made a series of films which attempted a sympathetic portrayal...

Rio Bravo

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Westerns : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2006

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...Rio Bravo is the pinnacle of Howard Hawks’s art, containing one of John Wayne’s very best performances while being a masterclass in ensemble acting. Wayne is John T. Chance, sheriff of a small south-western town who locks up the brother...

The Wild Bunch

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Westerns : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2006

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...One of a number of films from the late 1960s which deal with the end of the west, The Wild Bunch is set in the early twentieth century during the Mexican revolution. An outlaw gang attempts one final hold-up before dispersing...

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Westerns : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2006

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...By 1983, this film had become the second most successful Western ever made in terms of US box-office receipts, outstripped only by Blazing Saddles. It’s a clever film, slickly directed, which depends greatly on the charm of its two...

Ride the High Country

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Westerns : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2006

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...By the early 1960s the production of Westerns in Hollywood was in severe decline. Simultaneously, and perhaps the two things are related, there was a fashion for films about the end of the West. Among these, Peckinpah’s Ride the High...

Dead Man

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Westerns : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2006

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...This takes the Western further down the route of deconstruction than any film since Jean-Luc Godard’s Vent d’est/Wind from the East (1969). And yet Dead Man has its roots deep in the traditional Western, with a story about a greenhorn...