Westerns are the most all-American of film genres, filled with he-men and black hats. From golden age classics to hard-hitting revisionist dramas, The Week of the Wild Wild West Movies in Lviv at Copernicus Cinema will make you yearn for the days when men were men, women wore bonnets and guns were the only law…
Westerns are some of the most stylish, gritty, and unforgettable movies of all time. Western movies have allowed audiences to ride the dusty trails for over a century. Like steam locomotives and town squares, Western movies are an indelible part of America’s heritage. Indeed, they are inextricably linked to the American image around the world.
The Week of the Wild Wild West Movies in Lviv will pay tribute to great Western directors providing screenings of 7 most popular western films that celebrate their talent.
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The guests of the festival will have an opportunity to enjoy the following western legends roundup:
High Noon (1952)
Director: Fred Zinnemann. A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Director: George Roy Hill. Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Director: Sergio Leone. A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
Dead Man (1995)
Director: Jim Jarmusch. On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Director: Sergio Leone. A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
The Professionals (1966)
Director: Richard Brooks. An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.
Director: Clint Eastwood. Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job with the help of his old partner and a young man.
All the movies will start at 7 PM and will be screened daily starting from September 1st until September 7th. Strap on your Colt, adjust your Stetson, and enjoy the greatest Westerns at The Week of the Wild Wild West Movies in Lviv.
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When: September 1st - September 7th, 2016.
Where: 9, Kopernika street. Lviv. Copernicus Movie Theater.