The Big Country

1958, 166m, 35mm, U.S.

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Screened December 1–9, 2017

Once upon a time in the Old West, a water-rights dispute leads to a feud between families headed respectively by self-styled patrician Charles Bickford and earthy self-made Burl Ives in an Oscar-winning performance. Wyler marshals both the big-screen sweep (set to a terrific score by Jerome Moross) and the swell cast that includes Gregory Peck, Charlton Heston, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, and Chuck Connors.

A film by William Wyler