in New Orleans tijdens de jaren dertig sluit beroepsgokker Speed leningen af zodat straatvechter Chaney deel kan nemen aan een aantal gevechten. Speed vergokt echter al het geld dat Chaney wint.
Title
Hard times / directed by Walter Hill ; written by Walter Hill [e.a.]
Director
Walter Hill
Actor
Charles Bronson 1921-2003 James Coburn Jill Ireland Strother Martin
Composer
Barry De Vorzon
Language
English
Publisher
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, © 2018 | Other editions
1 dvd-video
Recording date
1975
Playing time
90 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Engels, Frans, Duits en andere talen Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Frans, Engels en andere talen
EAN
8712609635515

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Regiedebuut van Walter Hill (Bullet to the head; Broken trail) met in de hoofdrol Charles Bronson, die toen al beroemd was. In Orleans tijdens de crisisjaren, neemt zwerver Chaney om geld te verdienen deel aan illegale bokswedstrijden. Beroepsgokker Speed (James Coburn) merkt hem op en contracteert hem voor een aantal gevechten, maar zodra hij merkt dat Chaney ermee wil stoppen, probeert hij hem tot de strijd dwingen.

About Walter Hill

Walter Hill (born January 10, 1942) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer known for his action films and revival of the Western genre. He has directed such films as The Warriors, Hard Times, The Driver, Southern Comfort, 48 Hrs. and its sequel Another 48 Hrs., Streets of Fire, Red Heat, Last Man Standing, Undisputed, and Bullet to the Head, as well as writing the screenplay for the Jim Thompson crime drama The Getaway starring Steve McQueen and directed by Sam Peckinpah. He has also directed several episodes of television series such as Tales from the Crypt and Deadwood and produced the Alien films.

Hill said in an interview that "every film I've done has been a Western", and elaborated in another that "the Western is ultimately a stripped down moral universe that is, whatever the dramatic problems are, beyond the no…Read more on Wikipedia