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3.8
251 Ratings

Go West

Directed by Buster Keaton
United States, 1925
Comedy, Silent, Western

Synopsis

In a novel twist on the romantic comedy formula, Buster Keaton stars opposite an affectionate cow in this warmhearted Western farce that demonstrates Keaton’s skill at pathos, without lessening his own aptitude for epic slapstick: stampeding cattle wreaking hilarious havoc in a pioneer metropolis!

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Go West Directed by Buster Keaton

Critics reviews

A movie whose relationship with Chaplinesque sentiment varies enormously depending on the score. This accompaniment beautifully balanced the film’s genuine emotion with Keaton’s sardonic mockery of standard tear-jerking. Never Keaton’s funniest film, it suddenly emerged as his most emotional.
July 23, 2018
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