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Heaven's Gate

R| 3 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
Harvard graduate James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners fight the immigrants with the help of Nathan Champion (Christopher Walken), a mercenary competing with Averill for the love of local madam Ella Watson (Isabelle Huppert). As the struggle escalates, Averill and Champion begin to question their decisions.

Cast: Kris Kristofferson , Christopher Walken , Isabelle Huppert , John Hurt , Jeff Bridges , Sam Waterston ,

Director: Michael Cimino

Genres: Western, Historical drama

Distributor: United Artists, Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Heaven's Gate (1980)

Release Date: November 19th, 1981|3 hr. 38 min.

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