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At the height of the Mexican revolution, a mysterious young American (Lou Castel of Fist in His Pocket) joins a gang of marauders led by El Chucho (Gian Maria Volonte of A Fistful of Dollars) on a series of savage raids to steal guns for a powerful rebel general. But when the Gringo brings his own cold-blooded ideals to the bandits, El Chucho discovers that the real weapons of war belong to no army. In a land ravaged by poverty and violence, can true freedom be bought with a single bullet?
Klaus Kinski (For a Few Dollars More) and Martine Beswick (Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde, Thunderball) co-star in this legendary western directed by Damiano Damiani from a powerful screenplay co-written by Oscar nominee Franco Solinas (The Battle of Algiers, The Big Gundown). Also known as Quien Sabe?, this thrilling epic features some of the most surprising performances radical politics and shocking violence of an "Spaghetti Western" ever made.
'Bullet For The General' is typical of the material that was screened during the 'Spahetti-Western' era during the late
60's into the early 70's. Read more
According to his director, Damiano Damiani, A bullet for the General (1966; aka: Yo soy la revolución) did not mean to be truly a Western, nor even a Sergio Leone Spaghetti... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Nostalgicman
A Bullet for the General is a great example of a Zapata western, a western set in Mexico during the revolution. It is pretty much the opposite of Duck You Sucker. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Anonymous Rogue
A Bullet for the General is a Spaghetti Western that neither looks nor sounds like the things that have distinguished the sub-genre. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Julian Pope
QUIEN SABE! Aka A BULLET FOR THE GENERAL (ITALY-SPAIN 1967) directed by DAMIANO DAMIANI starring Gian Maria-Volante, Lou Castel and Klaus Kinski is a well structured political... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Roy Garrett
Damiano Damiani had one of his exceptional successes with 1966's "A Bullet for the General" (AKA: "El Chucho, Quien Sabe?"). Read morePublished 20 months ago by V. Risoli
I like spaghetti westerns. That being said, I know they certainly aren't for everyone. The genre is marked with exploitation and tongue in cheek humor that can really get over the... Read morePublished on June 23, 2013 by V. Sandoval
Beginning in the 1960s, and even into the 1970s, many westerns were filmed near Almeria, Spain. Because most were directed by and often acted by Italians, they came to be known as... Read morePublished on March 30, 2013 by Don E. Marchione