Friday, June 16, 2017

Run, Man (Cuchillo), Run

The sequel to “The Big Gundown” (1966) came to be made due to the extreme popularity of the character Cuchillo Sanchez, played by Tomas Milian, despite Cuchillo not being the lead in that film. Director Sergio Sollima said in an interview the reason for this is because the first time in Western film history we had a character that was a Mexican peon, a "dreamer" and a "thief", yet likable at the same time.

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