Cinema’s Legacy

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (IL BUONO, IL BRUTTO, IL CATTIVO)

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  • The final film in Sergio Leone’s “The Man With No Name” trilogy and perhaps his best-known work, THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY, released in the U.S. in 1967, is a landmark film celebrated by generations of cinephiles around the world. During the American Civil War, a stolen cache of Confederate gold drives the titular characters on a journey that takes them to POW camps, gruesome battlefields and, finally, a climatic showdown in a massive cemetery in one of the greatest scenes in all of cinema. Featuring career-defining performances from Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef and Eli Wallach, and an iconic score from legendary composer and longtime Leone collaborator Ennio Morricone, THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY is a film that must be experienced in a theater. – Sudeep Sharma

  • Best known for popularizing the spaghetti Western, Italian director Sergio Leone (1929-1989) began his career as a director's assistant working with American filmmakers in Italy. He directed ""The Man With No Name"" trilogy, including: A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS (1964), FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE (1965) and THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY.

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