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Behold a Pale Horse (1964)

Behold a Pale Horse (1964)

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Based on Emeric Pressburger's novel A Mouse on Sunday, this film stars Gregory Peck as a Spanish Civil 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.

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Cast

Gregory Peck
as Manuel Artiguez
Anthony Quinn
as Viñolas
Omar Sharif
as Francisco
Christian Marquand
as Lt. Zaganar
Molly Urquhart
as Hospital Nurse
Jean-Paul Moulinot
as Father Esteban
Laurence Badie
as Celestina
Alain Saury
as Lt. Sanchez
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Critic Reviews for Behold a Pale Horse

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

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.

November 1, 2007 | Full Review…

The drama is too diffuse for excitement.

May 9, 2005 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

The film's best asset is the stirring performance by Gregory Peck as an aging revolutionary.

April 29, 2008 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Peck is very good, Quinn is superb, and everyone involved with this powerful movie should take a bow.

November 1, 2007 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

...elevated by some expectedly great acting.

February 26, 2005 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Behold a Pale Horse may be flawed, but is well worth taking a look at.

May 24, 2003 | Full Review…

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