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『The Ballad of Lefty Brown』
63-year-old cowboy left in solitude as his partner is killed. A Western film on maturing, appraised by SXSW.

『The Ballad of Lefty Brown』

Director:Jared Moshé

Cast:Bill Pullman, Tommy Flanagan, Diego Josef, Kathy Baker, Jim Caviezel, Peter Fonda


Contory:USA

Year:2017

Time:111min

International Sales: WTFilms

Story

Lefty Brown is a 63 year old sidekick. Loyal, crotchetyand rarely taken seriously, he’s ridden with Westernlegend Eddie Johnson for his entire adult life. NowJohnson has been appointed Senator of Montana, anddespite the objections of his spirited wife Laura, he plansto leave Lefty in charge of his ranch. But when a rustlerkills Johnson, Lefty is forced from his partner’s shadow.Devastated by guilt, he sets out on a journey that willreunite him with old friends US Marshall Tom Harrahand Montana Governor James Bierce as he confronts theugly realities of frontier justice.

Highlight

This is a Western coming of age story of an old man, whowas not a hero, but a sidekick who lived in the shadowsof a hero. Bill Pullman who played President in“Independence Day”, plays the pure but somewhatclumsy character Lefty, who did not grow up to cleverlyhide his emotions. The sharp gun actions of a Westernare also a highlight.

Director:Jared Moshé

Writer-director Jared Moshé marked his transition from accomplished producer to the director’schair with the debut of his feature film, the award winning “DEAD MAN’S BURDEN”.Among Moshé’s notable independent production credits, “KURT COBAIN ABOUT A SON” premiered atthe Toronto Film Festival and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. The film was producedunder Moshé’s Sidetrack Films banner, a financing and production company he co- founded. Amongthe other innovative narrative and documentary films produced by Moshé at Sidetrack are theEmmy-nominated documentary “FAVELA RISING”. Most recently, “CORMAN’S WORLD: EXPLOITS OFA HOLLYWOOD REBEL” a documentary about the legendary Hollywood filmmaker Roger Corman withinterviews with such luminaries as Jack Nicholson, Jonathan Demme, Ron Howard, Peter Bogdanovich,and Martin Scorcese.