In a border town the famous gunslinger Ringo kills four people out of self defense but is arrested nevertheless. Meanwhile a gang of Mexicans cross the border and rob the local bank. Their leader is wounded when they try to escape and therefore the bandits take refuge on a nearby ranch…
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A well made western though it feels a bit too much like an older Hollywood one, and Tessari seems to share Fords romanticized view of the west rather than the more cynical view of Leone and Corbucci. . The two Sergios were certainly more innovative but Tessari keeps the viewer entertained nevertheless.
Clearly more shaped to feel like a hollywood western, it still has it's own identity. Gemma has natural charisma, and the direction and overall feel of the movie is fluid. Had this been made in hollywood with Gary Cooper it would be consider a classic.