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The West and the Ruthless

“SWAGGERING ONTO THE SCREEN WITH CONFIDENCE AND BRAVADO, THE WEST AND THE RUTHLESS WILL KEEP YOU GUESSING AS IT BOILS OVER TO ITS THRILLING CONCLUSION. GRABBING YOU BY THE FACE AND NEVER LETTING GO, RUTHLESS PACKS MORE GRIT THAN A PRIZE FIGHTER, AND PROMISES A SHOWDOWN THAT WILL LEAVE YOU BREATHLESS." 

Jonathan Martin, FilmQuest

 

“An Instant Indie Western Classic!”

Reelhouse

 

“NEW DIRECTORS PICKED BY ROBERT RODRIGUEZ.”

El Rey Network

 

“GREAT LOCATIONS. LOVELY COSTUMES. THE ACTORS ARE QUITE GOOD. AND THE VIOLENCE RAMPS UP FROM ThE START."

Aaron Becker, Filmograph

 

“Delicious filmmaking and great chemistry between the actors.”

Cheryl Laughlin, Scripts Magazine

“Excellent with Wry, Black Humor!”

The Film Buzz

 

“IT’S NOT CALLED THE WEST AND THE NICE PEOPLE!”

The Modesto Bee

 

“ENTERTAINING, FUNNY, AND FUN! THE WEST AND THE RUTHLESS IS THE TRUE INDIE FILM GOERS HATEFUL EIGHT!"

Kevin Haskin, Sensored

 

“Much more “Go” or “Run Lola Run!” than a Typical Western.”

Galen Christy, Conan The Barbarian, Exeter, Stranded

“Like a Tarantino but with Morals.”

The Black List

 

“Dynamic, Stylish, Refreshing, Darkly Comedic."

The Black List

 

"Awesome film that's a refreshing take on a classic genre. An enjoyable ride."

James Allen, Producer and Director (HBO, Nike, Microsoft)

 

“Brilliant comedic awkwardness meets the highest standard of production value - beautifully shot!”

Kevin Haskin, Starting Strong TV Series

 

 

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About

The West and the Ruthless, is an award winning feature film and directorial debut by Nick + Lexie (Nick Trivundza and Lexie Trivundza). The film is a Revisionist Western and produced in association with Old Tucson Studios (Tombstone, The Quick and the Dead, Rio Bravo, 3:10 To Yuma, and The Magnificent 7).

The film stars (in alphabetical order) Danny Brown, Dan Fowlks, Rebecca Gomberg, Paul Haapaniemi, Alexander Harris, Benedict Mazurek, Will Roberts, Zoe Sloane, with Matt Boone and Katelyn Ann Clark. 

The film premiered at AIFF on April 21, 2017 and was released on Nov. 7, 2017 by 4 Digital and Sony Pictures in North America with additional releases in Europe, Australia and New Zealand in 2018.

A World Wide Release followed in May 2019 and a UK release on June 7, 2019.

The West and the Ruthless has been praised for its performances and cinematography as well as its non-linear structure with comparisons to Doug Liman’s film "Go" and the works of Quentin Tarantino.

 

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