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The Searchers
 
 
Directed by John Ford, USA 1956
119 mins. English dialogue
 
Summary:
 
Restored widescreen Western, considered by critics as one of the best films ever made.  Troubled John Wayne hunts for his kidnapped niece.  The film's complex, deeply-nuanced themes include racism, individuality, the American character, and the opposition between civilization and the untamed frontier wilderness.
 
What the Critics say:
 
"The greatest Hollywood film that few people have seen."  (Glenn Frankel)

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