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spaghetti western

A usually low-budget cowboy film set in the American West but filmed in a European country, especially Italy. A: "What kind of movie do you want to watch tonight?" B: "How about a spaghetti western?"
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While such crosses appear in Spaghetti Westerns, as well as in other places, (11) Django's cross is cinematically atypical.
* The Spaghetti Western Orchestra is at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff on Sunday.
Marco Muller, in his third year as the festival's artistic director, is currently working his way through 1,600 films vying for one of the 55 available screening lots, and is also setting up plans to spotlight a classic genre: the Spaghetti Western.
A WEST Wales town has beaten off competition from Rome and Texas to host the UK's first film festival dedicated to spaghetti westerns.
Movie star Clint Eastwood, famed for his roles in Spaghetti westerns and the Dirty Harry films, was elected by an overwhelming majority.
Which Italian film director produced the so-called 'spaghetti westerns'?
With Basterds, Tarantino follows the guidelines of both spaghetti westerns and World War II films, and provides the occasional twist on the genre; in this case, the reversal of the roles of the Jewish characters from being passive victims to being torturers and murderers.
FILM: My favourite films of all time include Jaws, Donnie Darko, The Sting and any of the spaghetti westerns like The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.
Which Italian film director produced the socalled 'spaghetti westerns'?
Clint Eastwood, will be 75 on May 31 and has an army of fans from films such as his Spaghetti Westerns, The Outlaw Josey Wales, Dirty Harry, Every Which Way but Loose, Paint Your Wagon and The Bridges of Madison County.
Born Antonio de Teffe in Rome, he began his film career as a studio messenger for Vittorio de Sica, who was then directing "The Bicycle Thief." His first appearance was in "Abandoned" in 1955, and he then was east in various sword and sandal epics and comedies as well as American movies such as Robert Aldrich's "Sodom and Gomorrah." After rechristening himself Anthony Steffen, he made a name in spaghetti Westerns.
It will be his homage to the spaghetti Westerns he grew up watching,he tells the Hollywood Reporter.
The odd thing is that the reasons for making Fiats in Poland and for making spaghetti westerns in Spain are not really very different at the end of the day.
WHY are some cowboy movies called "spaghetti westerns"?