Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

Sam Peckinpah’s revisionist western Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid may seem an odd fit for Bob Dylan to make his narrative feature debut, but the singer exceeds expectations with both a scene-stealing performance and an unforgettable soundtrack that includes his hit “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door.”  The movie follows two former associates, outlaw-turned-sheriff Pat Garrett (James Coburn) and famous outlaw Billy the Kid (Kris Kristofferson), now on opposite sides as reluctant enemies. Featuring a large cast including Jason Robards, Katy Jurado, Emilio Fernández, Harry Dean Stanton, and Slim Pickens, Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid was one of the last westerns from the director who helped revitalize the genre.

Presented on 35mm

This film is part of the Sounds of Summer 2023 series.



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