The Story: This double feature includes two early Jack Nicholson/Monte Hellman collaborations.
Ride In The Whirlwind: Nicholson wrote the screenplay for this western about innocent cowboys who are forced to become fugitives when they are mistaken for stagecoach robbers. Shot concurrently with "The Shooting".
The Shooting: A bitter young woman hires a shiftless cowboy for protection during a dangerous trip through the desert. While they travel, a mysterious bounty hunter gives silent chase, and the elements gradually begin to take their toll. An underground masterpiece in spaghetti western clothing, thick with suspense and capped off with a show-stopping plot twist.
Run Time: 81 minutes