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Cinema Event: THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES

From site: Arts at Carleton

Screening of Clint Eastwood's strange and daring Western. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition BETWEEN THE STATES in the museum.

Date: Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Time: 7:00 pm

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Weitz Center Cinema

Contact: Steven Richardson, x4389

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Famed film critic Roger Ebert wrote in his review:

Clint Eastwood's "The Outlaw Josey Wales" is a strange and daring Western that brings together two of the genre's usually incompatible story lines. On the one hand, it's about a loner, a man of action and few words, who turns his back on civilization and lights out for the Indian nations. On the other hand, it's about a group of people heading West who meet along the trail and cast their destinies together. What happens next is supposed to be against the rules in Westerns, as if "Jeremiah Johnson" were crossed with "Stagecoach": Eastwood, the loner, becomes the group's leader and father figure.

Ebert concludes that the moody, gloomily beautiful photography of Bruce Surtees creates a "magnificent Western feeling."

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