Once Upon a Time in the West / C’era una volta il West (Sergio Leone, 1968)

(Martin) #562

No, I’m with you. I think the version that runs 165 minutes is better, tighter. The longer cut, which I hadn’t seen/watched before, is just, well, longer, nothing really important is added. But both are great.


From Wikipedia:

Release date:
20 December 1968 (Rome)
21 December 1968 (Italy)

So does this film officially turn 50 today, or tomorrow? :thinking:

(JonathanCorbett) #564

Today, of course (day of the authorisation for public showing).

This advertisement was published in a daily newspaper on December 22, 1968 and refers to two movie theaters in Firenze (Florence)