Excerpt: Sam Shepard heads an excellent ensemble cast beautifully directed by Mateo Gill. The story and character development are engaging. Choice of cast and location breathe freshness into the genre. Beautifully photographed and handsomely scored. This is simply an excellent production from front to back.
Excerpt: serving as a mix of fact & fiction, Blackthorn tells the tale of an older and very much retired Butch Cassidy living out his twilight years in Bolivia. He grows weary of his current living arrangements and embarks on his ride back to the USA to reunite with his nephew.
Conclusion: in recent years researchers have attempted to resolve the rumours concerning the death of 'butch cassidy' and 'the sundance kid' in a shootout in a bolivian town in 1908, however after investigating the grave in which the locals claim the two were placed, no 'dna' sample suggests they were placed...
Summary: I wend to see this movie with my husband at Rialto Cinemas last night and we both really enjoyed it. It was exactly as a western should be and the Butch Cassidy story is always an exciting and interesting one. Also the movie made me want to visit Bolivia as it looked beautiful in the movie