In September 1984, on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of “For a Fistful of Dollars” (a film that revolutionized the western genre), the monumental “Once upon a time in America”, the final act and the farewell of a great director to the country that has always made him dream, since childhood marked by fascism.
For the Roman filmmaker this project was the most felt, the most suffered, the one pursued for so many years. A dream for a long time unattainable, a run-up to the myths of a lifetime. It was since 1967 that Sergio Leone wanted to make this film, after reading the book “A mano armata” written by a Jewish gangster in 1952. In 1968 after directing “Once upon a time in the west” Leone proposed the idea to Warren Beatty but it did not do anything. Throughout the decade of the ’70s Sergio Leone took care of productions and directed only one film, “Giù la testa”. He always had an obsession with turning his personal way of understanding the United States, through two aspects that he had always loved about that country: literature and jazz. Now that you can watch movies on 123movies, this film is easily available for you. Read More