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Violent Saturday

1955

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  • The final shootout on the farm with Amish Ernest Borgnine (yup) as patriarch is fantastic. It's a very slow, very methodical shootout, in which each gesture, each thought, and each shot is carefully articulated before the next one happens (Jaime Christley put up a still montage that articulates some of the movement). Instead of rushing us to the end, Fleischer makes sure we know the consequence that every action has, which is kind of the movie in a nutshell.