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Actors: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy, John Saxon, Lillian Gish, Charles Bickford, Doug McClure

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THE UNFORGIVEN is a movie directed by John Huston in 1960. Powerful musical score by Dimitri Tiomkin.
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Rachel has been adopted by the Zachary family when she was a baby. Now, 20 years later, the old Abe Kelsey claims she's a Kiowa and not at all the child of pioneers killed by the Indians. The Zacharys and, in particular, Ben Zachary, who's always had a special relationship with his sister, can't accept this allegation and retire into their ranch. There, they will have to face reality and to deal with the fact that Rachel is really of Indian blood. Ben will finally admit he's in love with Rachel while the Kiowas are surrounding the ranch in order to bring the young woman back with them.

The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   search for family/history Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   American Indian

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   cowboy Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Texas Prairie?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   ranch    -   lot of descript of animal care

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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