Official screening

  • tuesday, 6 september 2022
Sala Grande
by Walter Hill
with Christoph Waltz, Willem Dafoe, Rachel Brosnahan, Warren Burke, Benjamin Bratt

(2022, USA, Canada, 114')

In 1897 Mexico, the young, progressive wife of a rich businessman runs away with a black man. Bounty hunter Max Borlund is hired to find her. When Max eventually does, he realizes the woman is willingly running away from her abusive husband, and questions his morals: must he complete his assignment or abort it? In the meantime, a killer, Joe Cribbens, looks for revenge…

Walter Hill

(b. 1942) is the Californian director of several cult movies: The Warriors (1979), The Long Riders (1980), and 48 Hrs. (1982). Hill studied at the Mexico City College and at the Michigan State University. In the 1960s, he worked in the oil industry. He got a job as assistant director in 1967 and began directing and producing his own pictures in 1975. His Johnny Handsome passed at the VFF in 1989 in the Venezia Notte section, and Last Man Standing (1996) in Notti Veneziane.