Il grande silenzio

Category

Feature films

International title

The Great Silence

Country of production

Italy, France

Year

1968

Synopsis

In late 19th century Utah, bounty hunters sow terror and violence. Pauline, to avenge her husband murdered by the killer Pollycut, hires the infamous gunslinger Silence, so called because he is mute since childhood and because "after his passage there is only the silence of death".

Subject

Sergio Corbucci

Direction

Sergio Corbucci

Script

Mario Amendola, Bruno Corbucci, Sergio Corbucci, Vittoriano Petrilli

Photography

Silvano Ippoliti

Scenography

Riccardo Domenici

Costumes

Enrico Job

Original music

Ennio Morricone

Editing

Amedeo Salfa

Cast

Jean-Louis Trintignant, Klaus Kinski, Vonetta McGee, Frank Wolff, Luigi Pistilli, Mario Brega, Carlo D’Angelo, Marisa Merlini, Maria Mizar, Spartaco Conversi, Remo De Angelis, Raf Baldassarre, Marisa Sally, Mirella Pamphili

Producer

Attilio Riccio, Robert Dorfmann

Production

Adelphia Compagnia Cinematografica, Les Film Corona

Distributor

20th Century Fox