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3.4
165 Ratings

Death Rides a Horse

Da Uomo a Uomo

Directed by Giulio Petroni
Italy, 1967
Western

Synopsis

As a child, Bill witnesses the murder of his family by four robbers. Fifteen years later, he embarks on his revenge. During his quest, he crosses paths with Ryan, an ex-con who wants the money the robbers owe him.

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Death Rides a Horse Directed by Giulio Petroni

Critics reviews

Lifted off the page of Petroni’s boyhood story books, imbued with the visuals of the American west and bathed in the blood of retribution, Death Rides a Horse brings an emotional resonance to the spaghetti western that deserves the cult status awarded by Tarantino.
June 27, 2018
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Apart from some psychedelic flashback sequences, this 1967 spaghetti western is highly familiar stuff, unlikely to interest anyone beyond fans of the genre. If you see it, though, see it in a theater—the most common DVD release is a washed-out pan-and-scan transfer that deprives the movie of whatever visual pleasure it has to offer.
July 18, 2013
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