Hailed as ‘a landmark Western’ (Empire) and ‘One of the most beautiful, immersive films ever made’ (Time Out), director Michael Cimino’s period drama Heaven’s Gate, based on the infamous Johnson County War of 1892, is being released on Blu-ray and DVD on 25 November from Second Sight Films, featuring a fully restored director’s cut, plus a host of special features.
Harvard graduate James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) has returned to Wyoming as a Marshall and is facing a county with growing divisions and escalating tensions. The powerful, government-backed cattle barons are waging war on the immigrant settlers they brand ‘thieves and anarchists’ and are drawing up a ‘death list’ for their hired mercenaries to act upon. As hostilities mount, the inevitability of a full-scale and bloody war edges ever closer…
Initially vilified by critics, Cimino’s 1980 epic drama is now regarded as a tour de force of American cinema and to celebrate the Second Sight Films UK release, we have three copies of the Blu-ray up for grabs. To be in the draw, all you need to do is answer the following question correctly by filling out the form below.
Q: Heaven’s Gate is set in which American state.
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