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The Great Silence

Year:
Duration:
105 min | Brazil:101 min
Genres:
Western
IMDB rate:
7.8
Director:
Sergio Corbucci
Details
Country: Italy
Release Date: 1968-11-19
Filming Locations: Cortina d'Ampezzo, Belluno, Veneto, Italy
Cast
Actor
Character
Jean-Louis Trintignant
Silence
Klaus Kinski
Loco
Frank Wolff
Burnett
Vonetta McGee
Pauline
Mario Brega
Martin
Carlo D'Angelo
Governor
Marisa Merlini
Regina
Maria Mizar
Marisa Sally
Raf Baldassarre
Cyclops
Spartaco Conversi
Walter
Remo De Angelis
Mirella Pamphili
Barfly
Fortunato Arena
Outlaw (uncredited)
Lewis E. Ciannelli
Charlie (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Bruno Corazzari
Charlie (uncredited)
Carolyn De Fonseca
Regina (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Loris Loddi
Silence
Edward Mannix
Clerk (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Benito Pacifico
Coachman (uncredited)
Mimmo Poli
Barman (uncredited)
Claudio Ruffini
Hunter (uncredited)
Ted Rusoff
Outlaw (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Giulia Salvatori
Child (uncredited)
Dan Sturkie
Walter (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Mel Welles
Pollicut (voice: English version) (uncredited)
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Trivia
According to "Once Upon a Time in the Italian West" by Howard Hughes, Silence's distinctive rapid-firing pistol is the 1896 7,63 mm Mauser Broomhandle.
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The downbeat ending was suggested by lead actor Jean-Louis Trintignant as shooting was about to wrap.
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Jean-Louis Trintignant had agreed to do the film in order to help out the producer, who was a friend of his.
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Goofs
Various spelling mistakes in the title cards.
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On the map in the governor's office, the state of Nevada is identified as Utah.
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Quotes
Governor: The old west is finished. We must learn to live with people of all races and persuasions and unite to make a new west. Yes, use that in my next speech.
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Regina: A hard- working man like you should be served by a lady, like me.
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Sheriff Burnett: Tell me something, old-timer. Are we within the jurisdiction of Snow Hill County?
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Photos from cast
Luigi Pistilli