This Thursday 26th September at 6.30 p.m. the film club of Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), will be screening the film, The Searchers directed by one of the most respected Hollywood filmmakers, John Ford. The film stars the legendary John Wayne and the details are as given below –
Film: The Searchers (1956, English)
Directed by: John Ford
Duration: 1hr 59 mins
From Breaking Bad to Lawrence of Arabia and a lot more in between, The Searchers has influenced several films and filmmakers like George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Jean Luc Godard and many more. Hailed as one of the greatest Hollywood directors of all time, John Ford holds the record for the maximum Oscars for Best Director, 4 of them.
Filmed in Vistavision, this technicolor western is based on the novel of the same name. John Wayne plays Ethan Edwards, a war veteran who is searching for his niece who has been kidnapped. Known for its remarkable locales and film making, critic Roger Ebert found Wayne’s character, Ethan Edwards, “one of the most compelling characters Ford and Wayne ever created” and French magazine Cahiers du Cinéma ranked The Searchers number 10 in their list of the 100 best films ever made.
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