The Last Sunset
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The Last Sunset
Scripted by Dalton Trumbo and directed by Robert Aldrich, this off-beat, almost eclectic film could be hailed as a thinking person's western. It is the dark cat-and-mouse tale of a sherrif's hunt for a philosophy-spouting criminal in the midst of a great cattle drive. The outlaw killed the sherrif's brother-in-law. During his flight, the outlaw pauses long enough to drop by the ranch where his former lover lives with her husband and 16-year-old daughter. While there, the rancher hires him to lead a cattle drive to Texas. The sheriff soon catches up, but he decides to help the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Forget about Freudian Westerns - this one owes more to Leopold von Sacher-Masoch."
‑ Kelly Vance, East Bay Express
"A lyrical offbeat Western filled with Sirkian melodrama."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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