08 19 Oct '24
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Michael Cimino

Heaven's Gate

219' - 1980 - Western, Drama, Adventure - Dialogue: Ukrainian, German, Russian, Polish, French, Serbo-Croatian, English
Director: Michael Cimino Composer: David Mansfield With: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt
In 1890 Wyoming, James Averill is the Sherriff of Johnson County, which is largely inhabited by foreign immigrants. The wealthy cattle owners view the immigrant farmers as a nuisance and hindrance to them enlarging their own land. The cattlemen's association, the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, effectively declares war on the immigrant farmers and gets the state government's blessing. They assemble an army of guns-for-hire and, backed by the U.S. Cavalry, set out to rid the state of the immigrants. James Averill's heart is with the immigrants, but he doesn't think they have a chance of winning the inevitable war.

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Credits

Director

Michael Cimino

Composer

David Mansfield

With

Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt

Scenario

Michael Cimino

Director of Photography

Vilmos Zsigmond

Editor

Lisa Fruchtman, Gerald B. Greenberg, William Reynolds

Producer

Joann Carelli

More information

Dialogue

Ukrainian, German, Russian, Polish, French, Serbo-Croatian, English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

1980

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