Cinema: Hollywood Harakiri: Take 2

HEAVEN'S GATE Directed and Written by Michael Cimino

It's been a hard time in the Old West for Jim Averill (Kris Kristofferson). Any marshal would have his hands full in 1890s Wyoming trying to forestall a range war between the evil cattlemen and the noble but fractious settlers. So when he reaches the home—whorehouse, actually—of his beloved madam, Ella (Isabelle Huppert), all Jim wants is some good loving and a week's worth of shuteye. No such luck: Ella has baked a pie for her beau. "It took me a whole day to make it,"...

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