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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Brad Pitt
Anthony Hopkins
Aidan Quinn
Julia Ormond
Directors
Edward Zwick
Screenwriters
Susan Shilliday
William D Wittliff
Running Time
133 minutes

Legends Of the Fall
Sprawling western family saga with Brad Pitt in Erroll Flynn mode.


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Plot
In the empty plains Montana, shortly before, during, and after the First World War, three brothers compete for the love of one woman and the respect of their stern father. As the years pass, tragedy, heartbreak and finally death will test the bonds of blood that hold the family together.


Verdict
A grandiose quasi-Western epic so insanely corny it's almost cool. Almost.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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