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DUCK, YOU SUCKER!

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Part of the seriesSPAGHETTI WESTERNS

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Giù la testa/A Fistful of Dynamite

(1971, Sergio Leone) During the Mexican Revolution, peón Rod Steiger and self-exiled Irish rebel James Coburn grudgingly team up to knock over that Mesa Verde bank... with dynamite. Uncut version.
Music by Ennio Morricone

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“Rapturous and more than slightly insane… Features one of the most glorious and unforgettable scores by Ennio Morricone… Alone, the soundtrack will bring tears to your eyes, and it adds a great deal to Coburn's calculated silences.”
– Elvis Mitchell, The New York Times

“The most wry of the political spaghettis, and wholly wonderful.”
– Time Out (London)

“The most abstract and eccentric of Leone epics.”
– J. Hoberman

“A cornucopia of broad comedy, violent mayhem, naive politics and dizzy melodrama – not to mention something of a masterpiece.”
– New York magazine

“The combination of Leone's obsessive close-ups, Ennio Morricone's melodious music, and the comradely chemistry of Coburn and Steiger ignite an emotional explosion comparable to that of Once Upon a Time in the West.”
– Andrew Sarris

“A marvelous sense of detail and spectacular effects – good fun all the way.”
– Don Druker, Chicago Reader