The Grey Fox
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Francis Ford Coppola protégé Phillip Borsos directs this elegiac, low-key tale about real-life bandit Bill Miner that has become a classic of Canadian cinema. Having been released from jail in 1901 following a 33-year prison sentence for robbing stagecoaches, Bill Miner (Richard Farnsworth) finds himself living in a society that has completely changed from the one of his youth. He tries to put his life of crime behind him and settle down in Washington state with his sister, but the quiet life does not suit him. He feels restless but uncertain as to how to proceed next. The answer comes to him… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"One of the best films of the 1980s and one of the greatest films to come out of Canada."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
"Outstanding, understated Western; great performance by Farnsworth as an outlaw whose time has passed."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"Richard Farnsworth emanates roguish strength and independence as a legendary train robber."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Richard Farnsworth's career finds elegant summation in this breezy laid-back Western."
‑ Rob Vaux, Flipside Movie Emporium
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