Perhaps the icon of macho movie stars, and a living legend, Clint Eastwood has become a standard in international cinema. Born on May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of a steel worker, Eastwood was a college dropout from Los Angeles College, attempting a business related degree. He found work in such B-films as Tarantula (1955), and Francis in the Navy (1955) until he got his first breakthrough with the long-running TV series “Rawhide” (1959). As Rowdy Yates, he made the show his own and became a household name around the country.
But Eastwood found even bigger and better things with Per un pugno di dollari (1964) (“A Fistful of Dollars”), and Per qualche dollaro in più (1965) (“For a Few Dollars More”). But it was the second sequel to “A Fistful of Dollars” where he found one of his trademark roles: Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo. (1966) (“The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”). The movie was a big hit and he became an instant international star. Eastwood got some excellent roles… read more
Great character that Frank dude/lady, actually was the reason why I don't give up on watch this. Concerning the film, I really think this was too much time just to say: America, be tolerant! And moreover, it was not even subtle.
Really sad. A somnambulent performance from Kevin Spacey, and Mr. Eastwood's inability to conjure any sense of atmosphere at all, and his insistence on adding a heterosexual love story to the plotline help make this film a hopeless botch. The Lady Chablis alone rises above this film. Even Mr. Eastwood can't snuff out her brilliance.