A Bullet for the General Movie Review Summary

Actors: Gian Maria Volonté, Klaus Kinski, Lou Castel, Martine Beswick

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A BULLET FOR THE GENERAL ( El Chuncho, quién sabe ? ) is a movie directed by Damiano Damiani in 1967.
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El Chuncho is robbing arms from the mexican army in order to sell them to Elias, the leader of the revolutionaries. During a train robbery, he meets El Niño, a young american who joins his bunch of outlaws. Both become friends but El Niño's secret desire is to approach Elias and kill him.

Highly recommended.

The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 50%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1900-1920's Western    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   criminal Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Hispanic/Latinic


The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Mexico Desert?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   not very bright people Misc setting    -   moving train    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   drowned    -   perforation--bullets

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