One of the great – and instant – American classics, Peckinpah's treatise on the codes of honor by which men live speaks across the ages: covering the film's 1913 pre-WWI setting, the controversy regarding its stylized depiction of violence at the time of its release, and the enduring lessons the film passes on regarding morality, professionalism, and loyalty. A brilliant script, cinematography, editing, and performances complement the whole picture. To quote the movie, "Let's go!"
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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia is a profound existential adventure, twistedly comic and openly bitter, brought to life by those two maniacs: Peckinpah and Oates. An ugly, vicious film about not very glamorous people engaged in ugly, vicious activities, it’s more black comedy than anything. – Louis Black
This film is probably the most legendarily “troubled” of all Peckinpah’s troubled film testaments. But this is the restored version, which plays a lot better than the original, severely edited release.