W Django!

From The Spaghetti Western Database

W Django! (Italy 1971 / Director: Edoardo Mulargia)

  • Runtime: 93 min
  • Release Date: 29.9.1971

Also known as

A Man Called Django! (U.S.A.) | Viva Django (France) | Ein Fressen für Django (Germany) | Djangon suloinen kosto (Finland) | Kostaja tulee kaupunkiin (Finland) | Djangos ljuva hämnd (Sweden) | Barro en los Ojos (Spain) | Mi nombre es Django! (Spain) | A Vingança de Django (Portugal) | Oi apokliroi (Greece)

Cast and crew

  • Cast: Antonio de Teffè [as Anthony Steffen](Django), Stelio Candelli (Jeff), Glauco Onorato (Carranza), Donato Castellaneta (Paco), Esmeralda Barros (Lola), Simonetta Vitelli [as Simone Blondel](Inez), Chris Avram (Captain/Major Gomez), Riccardo Pizzuti (Thompson), Alessandro Perrella [as Alessandro Perello](Maurice), Paolo Figlia (Jeff henchman), Attilio Severini (Martin, Jeff henchman), Giovanni Cianfriglia (Blackie, Jeff henchman), Gilberto Galimberti (Jeff henchman), Remo Capitani (Sam), Lorenzo Piani, Furio Meniconi (sheriff)
  • Also with: Sergio Sagnotti [also Stunt Coordinator](Doug, Jeff lieutenant), Benito Stefanelli (Ibáñez), Mauro Mannatrizio (bandit ensnared in the net), Omero Capanna (Jeff henchman), Fortunato Arena (hanging onlooker escaping from dynamite), Franco Daddi (Carranza henchman), Mario Dardanelli (John, Jeff henchman), Antonio Danesi (Carranza bandit)
  • Story: Nino Stresa
  • Screenplay: Nino Stresa
  • Cinematography: Marcello Massiocchi [Eastmancolor - Cromoscope 2,35:1]
  • Music: Piero Umiliani
  • Producer: Pino De Martino

Synopsis

When a band of notorious outlaws rapes and kills Django's wife, the vengeful gun-slinger is ready to draw some blood in this violent sequel to Sergio Corbucci's 1966 spaghetti Western classic. He has to team up with a loud mouthed thief, who is the only one who knows the identity of the perpetrators. Anthony Steffen stars in the role originally made famous by Franco Nero.

Comment

W Django tells, in a good and straight SW manner, an action packed revenge story of not too much originality, but which is generally well enough made and dirty enough looking to be an enjoyable entertainment. And here and there are lurking a few nice ideas (especially the last shots) amongst the overall solid directing. And Anthony Steffen's stone face acting is in this film just right by providing a nice contrast to the "Tuco" inspired over-acting by Glauco Onorato.

by Stanton

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