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3.2
48 Ratings

Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here

Directed by Abraham Polonsky
United States, 1969
Drama, Western

Synopsis

Based on true events, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, tells the story of one of the last Western manhunts, in 1909. Willie Boy, a Native American, kills his girlfriend’s father in self defense, and the two go on the run, pursued by a search posse led by Sheriff Christopher Cooper.

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Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here Directed by Abraham Polonsky

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1971 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1969 | 3rd place: Best Supporting Actor

Bodil Awards

1971 | Winner: Best Non-European Film

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