1966 – Dir: Sergio Corbucci - Cast: Franco Nero, Loredana Nusciak, Eduardo Fajardo, José Bodalo, Luciano Rossi, Angel Alvarez, Gino Pernice, Erik Schippers, Silvana Baggi, José Canalejas , José Terrón - Music: Luis Bacalov
According to Alex Cox, Leone was not the only Sergio who wanted to do a remake in spaghetti style of Yojimbo (1961). Corbucci, generally known as ‘the other Sergio’, had the same plans. Apparently Enzo Barboni, the future director of the Trinity movies, was the first to see the movie. He ran into Sergio Leone and told him about it. Sergio and his wife saw the film the next day and afterwards Sergio contacted two of his colleagues, Sergio Corbucci and Duccio Tessari. Corbucci, a great lover of Samurai stories and movies, had already seen it and said he was thinking of a remake. Suddenly both Sergios had become rivals. Leone came up first with his version, A Fistful of Dollars (1964), but Corbucci clearly never gave up his ideas. It seems they finally resulted in his breakthrough and landmark movie Django (1966).
Django, a mysterious loner, who drags a coffin behind him, saves the life of a prostitute named Maria, who …
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