Saturday, May 8, 2010

Cowboys are Not Afraid to Die

Les cow-boys n'ont pas peur de mourir – French title
The Cowboys are Not Afraid to Die – English title

A 2008 French production [Lardux Films, FIT Productions (Paris)]
Producer: ?
Director: Anne-Laure Daffis, Léo Marchand
Story: Anne-Laure Daffis, Léo Marchand
Screenplay: Anne-Laure Daffis, Léo Marchand
Cinematography: [black & white, color, Cinemascope]
Music: ?
Running time: 18 minutes

animated characters

Story: Cowboys aren't afraid to die. Their end, always spectacular, is the apotheosis of their tragic destiny. But when a cowboy botches his exit, and seems to hesitate between life and death, the Western becomes absurd and even a little metaphysical.

1 comment:

  1. I happened to see most of that one by chance when I was flicking through the channels recently. The film uses footage of a great number of SW with the actors' faces hidden behind new animated cartoon faces.

    Have fun recognising the films in it.