Holy wow. The Academy recently restored this modest 16mm indie originally made for PBS TV into 35mm and it was worth every penny.
Most. Authentic. Western. Ever. Made. And I've seen a lot of westerns. Although arguably slow with stretches of banality and bizarre 1980s electronic music, this is a quiet revisionist western that packs a gentle but lingering punch. It actually understands the issues in the West while telling a tragic yet universal true story of the oppressed and…