Legends of the Fall (1994)

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Three brothers, Alfred, Tristan and Samuel, are brought up by their father on a ranch in the Montana Rockies. When the First World War breaks out in Europe Samuel insists on going to fight. His brothers go with him to try to protect him but Samuel is killed and Alfred injured. Alfred returns home but when Tristan returns he cannot settle and travels the world as a hunter. When Tristan comes home the second time he sets up a bootlegging business and falls in love with Isabel Two. When she is killed in a dispute between Tristan and the O'Banion family who have backed his business, Tristan is overcome with rage and grief, kills one of the family and is forced to go on the run, living in the wild as a hunter.

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