Comes a Horseman (1978)
Average Rating: 6.7/10
Reviews Counted: 7
Fresh: 6 | Rotten: 1
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Release Date: Oct 25, 1978 Limited
Average Rating: 3.2/5
User Ratings: 1,576
Old man Ewing (Jason Robards) owns a ranch right next to the ranch of Ella (Jane Fonda). This is a source of two problems: Ewing wants to gobble up most of the land around the two ranches and also wants Ella's ranch; secondly, when Ella was too young to know better, she went to bed with the man, which, many years later, she considers to have been a grievous error on her part. A third problem arises when oil companies begin pressuring both of them to allow drilling on their land, and Ewing won't
Oct 25, 1978 Limited
Sep 4, 2001
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Pakula approaches the open spaces of the frontier to escape from urban claustrophobia and instead finds reflections of it
A good-enough Western that I can only really recommend to genre fans, or people who have some particularly strong affection for one or another of the actors.
Desperately tries to become monumental in the manner of a John Ford metaphorical Western.
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