The Deserter Poster

Release Date: 1971

PG|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
After his wife is raped and killed by Apache Indians during a massacre at a church mission, Capt. Victor Kaleb (Bekim Fehmiu) shoots Col. Wade Brown (Richard Crenna), who he holds responsible for the killings, then retreats into the wilderness. Two years later, Gen. Miles (John Huston) offers him amnesty if he can successfully lead a difficult mission against the same lawless Apache tribe. Victor agrees, and guides a small group deep into the country to take his revenge.

Cast: Bekim Fehmiu, John Huston, Richard Crenna, Chuck Connors, Ricardo Montalban, Ian Bannen, Brandon De Wilde, Slim Pickens

Director: Niksa Fulgosi, Burt Kennedy

Genres: Western

Production Co: Paramount

Keywords: Revenge, Gritty, Wife, Quest, Gripping