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Comes a Horseman (Blu-ray)


Two small time ranchers join forces against a ruthless land baron who is determined to expand his empire at any cost. Starring Jane Fonda, James Caan, Jason Robards and Richard Farnsworth

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Set in the American West of the 1940s, director Alan J Pakula’s (All The President’s Men, Sophie’s Choice) Comes A Horseman gives us a pair of little-guy ranchers (Jane Fonda, James Cann) who join forces against the depredations of a ruthless land baron (Jason Robards) determined to expand his empire at any cost.

Shot by the incomparable Gordon Willis, with music by the great Michael Small, and featuring an indelible Oscar®-nominated performance from long-time stuntman Richard Farnsworth.

  • Newly commissioned feature-length audio commentary by novelist and scriptwriter Scott Harrison
  • The Guardian Interview: Alan J Pakula (1986, 95 mins, audio): the director in conversation with Quentin Falk, recorded at the National Film Theatre in 1986
  • Isolated music track
  • Jane Fonda in Conversation (2018, 71 mins): interviewed by Samira Ahmed at BFI Southbank in October 2018
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Image gallery
  • Hereford Pedigree Cattle (1937, Mary Field, 10 mins): a subtly charming portrait of agricultural life in the west of England, featuring some fine
  • pedigree cattle
  • The Grassy Shires (1944, Ralph Keene, 15 mins): a Ministry of Information film showing how cattle and dairy farms of the Midlands adapt to meet the demands of war
  • **FIRST PRESSING ONLY** Fully illustrated booklet with new writing by Peter Tonguette, Peter Kramer, Brad Stevens and Katy McGahan. Also includes full film credits.
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SKU 5035673013502
Catalogue Number BFIB1350
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1978
Director Alan J Pakula
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries USA
Colour Colour
Subtitles English Hard of Hearing
Language(s) English
Running time 118 min
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 15
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