Behold a Pale Horse (1964)
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By 1964, it was possible for a major studio to make a film touching upon the Spanish Civil War without having to answer to some senate investigating committee or other. Based on Emeric Pressburger's novel A Mouse on Sunday, Behold a Pale Horse stars Gregory Peck as a war veteran who continues waging a one-man offensive years after hostilities have officially ceased. Exiled to France, Peck is lured back to Spain by vengeful police captain Anthony Quinn. Priest Omar Sharif advises Peck that he's
Aug 14, 1964 Wide
Feb 22, 2005
Sony Pictures Entertainment
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Omar Sharif shows a warm, sensitive side in this film, playing the role of a young priest torn between obligations of personal morality and the official laws of government.
The film's best asset is the stirring performance by Gregory Peck as an aging revolutionary.
Peck is very good, Quinn is superb, and everyone involved with this powerful movie should take a bow.
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