Valerie (1957)






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Anita Ekberg amply fills the title role in the offbeat western Valerie. Clearly inspired by Rashomon, the film offers contradictory flashbacks during a lengthy trial. The defendant, Civil War hero John Garth, Sterling Hayden, is accused of seriously wounding his wife Valerie and murdering her parents. At first, the jury's sympathy is with Garth, who claims that his faithless wife was running off with preacher Blake (played by Ekberg's then-husband Anthony Steel) and that the death of his in-laws … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western, Drama, Art House & International
Directed By: ,
Written By: Milena Baisch, Ilja Haller, Emmett Murphy
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as John Garth

as Valerie Horvat

as Herb Garth

as Rev. Steven Blake

as Louis Horvat

as Dave Carlin

as Lawyer Griggs

as Judge Frisbee

as Nurse Linsey

as Dr. Jackson

as (uncredited) (unconf...

as Bartender (uncredite...
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An accomplished character piece that sustains interest in a conceit nearly as slender as its protagonist.

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