Rent A Pistol for Ringo / The Return of Ringo (1965)

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3h 19min
Rent A Pistol for Ringo / The Return of Ringo (aka Una pistola per Ringo / Il ritorno di Ringo) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
Directed by skilled craftsman Duccio Tessari (The Bloodstained Butterfly, Death Occurred Last Night), the original Ringo films represent a high-water mark in the annals of the spaghetti western genre, introducing an iconic hero and boasting gripping set-pieces with unforgettable musical scoring by Ennio Morricone. Giuliano Gemma stars in the titular role in 'A Pistol for Ringo', which sees our clean-cut hero infiltrate a ranch of Mexican bandits to save a beautiful hostage (Lorella de Luca). In 'The Return of Ringo' the gunslinger, now a veteran of war, disguises himself as a Mexican in order to take revenge on outlaws who have stolen his property and taken his wife.
Hugely successful upon their original release, Tessari's films spawned numerous unofficial sequels and proved influential on the emerging genre.
Actors:
, , , , , , , , Pablito Alonso, , , , , Francisco Gabarre, Alfonso Alcantara, , , , , Mónica Sugranes
Directors:
Producers:
Luciano Ercoli, Alberto Pugliese
Voiced By:
Marc Smith
Writers:
Alfonso Balcázar, Duccio Tessari, Fernando Di Leo
Aka:
Una pistola per Ringo / Il ritorno di Ringo
Genres:
Action & Adventure, Classics, Drama, Romance
Countries:
Italy, Action & Adventure, Classics, Drama, Romance
BBFC:
Release Date:
Not released
BBFC:
Release Date:
19/03/2018
Run Time:
199 minutes
Languages:
English, Italian
Subtitles:
English, English Hard of Hearing
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Audio commentaries for both films by spaghetti western experts C. Courtney Joyner and Henry C. Parke
  • They Called Him Ringo, an archival featurette with star Giuliano Gemma
  • A Western Greek Tragedy, an archival featurette with Lorella de Luca and camera operator Sergio D'Offizi
  • Revisiting Ringo, a new video interview with critic and Ringo fan Tony Rayns
  • Gallery of original promotional images from the Mike Siegal Archive

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