Sergio Leone

Born: 3 January 1929, Rome
Died: 30 April 1989, Rome

Highlighted works

  • Once upon a Time in the West

    Once upon a Time in the West

    The railroad rushes westward, bringing power and progress with it, in Sergio Leone’s grandest spaghetti western, an operatic homage to Hollywood’s mythology of the Old West.

  • Ben-Hur

    Ben-Hur

    This mammoth widescreen entertainment delivers Christian piety on an expansive scale, but its exciting chariot race showdown remains the best-remembered highlight.

  • Unforgiven

    Unforgiven

    A vicious killer comes out of retirement to avenge the mutilation of a prostitute in Clint Eastwood’s complex, morally ambiguous and Oscar-winning Western.

  • Vol. 2

    Vol. 2

    Uma Thurman’s Bride concludes her campaign of vengeance against the former associates who betrayed her, in Quentin Tarantino’s stylish, bloody thriller.

  • Bicycle Thieves

    Bicycle Thieves

    Vittorio De Sica’s story of a father and son searching for a stolen bicycle on the streets of Rome is a classic of postwar Italian cinema.

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