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Plot: Kiefer and Donald Sutherland share the screen in this brooding western about an embittered gunslinger who attempts to make amends with his estranged father whilst their community is besieged by ruthless land-grabbers.
Runtime: 90 mins Release Date: 19 Feb 2015
Excellent western... one of my all-time favorites ! (by Right-Wing-Man)
I loved this all the way. Already, it's in my top 5 Westerns of all-time. No sure how anyone, could not agree. Kiefer gave the performance of a lifetime, just though he was amazing. The whole cast as well... such a superb gathering of actors!. The story was compelling and character driven and Brad Mirman did a fantastic job of interleaving this work of art. I loved the chemistry between Kiefer and Donald. The cinematography was true to the Western genre and Jon Cassar, stellar job mate, keep movies like this coming, I was very impressed. Michael Wincott also gave a great performance, I <more>
would say my favorite he has done since "The Crow" awesome job! Brian Cox and Demi Moore, also were fantastic. SPOILER ALERT: as for the ending... call me naive, but I did not see that coming and it was a very, very pleasant surprise! Incredible job there too! Thank you for sharing such a great work with all of us, it was a real treat and treasure for me... thank you to all involved.
I have NEVER seen Kiefer and Donald Sutherland in a movie together. This movie being set in the West automatically wet my appetite because I was born and raised in West Virginia yes I know West Virginia isn't "" The West "" but it's COUNTRY LOL. I won't give ANYTHING away but, all I can tell you, is that Kiefer & Donald OUTDID themselves -- & once a movie gets my attention, I go into it with a LOT of expectations. This film surpassed the bar, in my opinion & it is THE BEST acting I've ever seen Donald Sutherland do. This movie went by way too <more>
fast & I was sad once it was over. I almost wish there would be a sequel, that's how good it was. If this were a TV series instead of a movie, I would be hooked even MORE.
Growing up on watching Westerns with my dad, I was a little skeptical how this would turn out, being how many new Westerns don't hold true. Well a few of my friends and I made plans to watch it yesterday on iTunes over lunch. Simply put we ALL loved it!! And a thousand thank you's for holding true to classic Western while including a great cast. We all actually enjoyed it so much we made plans to get together again to see in on the big screen Friday! We should have from the start. Either way it is a movie I could seriously watch over and over. I am already looking forward to getting <more>
it on DVD & purchasing the soundtrack! Excellent job to the cast & crew! You outdid yourselves and I hope to see more from you! I'm at work today telling everyone, I even told the employees at Starbucks this morning on my way in. It truly is a Must See!!
I grew up in the era when the western was king. I really love a great classic western and Forsaken brought me back using classic tropes that many seemed to see as clichés but I welcomed as old friends. The cinematography is gorgeous, the acting is stellar, especially the Sutherlands, Demi Moore and Michael Wincott. At it's heart this movie is a beautiful father and son story, more drama than action flick which is also something I appreciate. As one who has not particularly been drawn to the revisionist western of today, zombies? aliens? incredible disgusting violence and nastiness? <more>
The best father-son film I have ever seen. Younger Sutherland delivers arguably his best performance ever which I am guessing is confidence with sharing the screen with his dad. The older Sutherland has a more typical role something like he has been performing over the years but the variety of emotions displayed by his son are captivating. Like any typical western, the ending is more or less predictable but this movie is not about the final chapter but more about a father and son's relationship in difficult times and no one could have done it better than these two. Definitely not to be <more>
This Was the Film That "Heaven's Gate" Wanted To Be (by lavatch)
The opening moment of "Forsaken" is a protracted scream of a woman coming from an unspecified locale on the frontier in nineteenth-century America. That moment will have a payoff later in the film.In the DVD bonus segment of the making of "Forsaken," the film artists describe how their goal was to make an old-fashioned, classic western in which the form was standard melodrama of good guys and villains. But the film actually succeeding in transcending the shallow melodramatic style. Under the skillful leadership of television director Jon Cassar, the film was beautifully <more>
photographed and a multi-layered approach to the drama was achieved.The focus of the film is on the return home to the prairie of Civil War veteran John Henry Clayton Kiefer Sutherland . After the war, the disillusioned John Henry had become a mean gunslinger, who built a reputation as a ruthless killer. He now reunites with his father, the Reverend Clayton Donald Sutherland , who is convinced that his son has fallen into depravity. The bonding of father and son culminates in what is the most moving scene in the film--a church confession of John Henry that casts the father-son relationship in a new light.Another multidimensional character is that of "Gentleman Dave" Michael Wincott . Dave feels a kindred spirit with John Henry in that they both want to avoid violence. The two characters are tested when a group of thugs led by Brian Cox attempt to take over all of the major farms in the community from the honest, hard-working sodbusters.The confrontation of John Henry and Gentleman Dave is one of the most interesting moments in the film. It was this kind of complexity integrated into the simplicity of the Western structure that in part led to the demise of the film Western after the disastrous production of "Heaven's Gate." With the magnificent cinematography, a good story, and complex characters, "Forsaken" has all of the ingredients missing in "Heaven's Gate."
Most of the reviews here divorced from reality (by A_Different_Drummer)
In the IMDb Guidelines for Top Reviewers, Rule 19 says that, when in doubt, be honest.So I will.I have no idea how most members do their ratings these days. But I do know that often the ratings make no sense. This is one example. This is a stellar western, borrowing the "retired gunslinger" theme from the 40s and 50s, the type of western that Glen Ford used to do best.The script is solid, the acting ditto. I mean, Brian Cox and Demi Moore in supporting roles. Wow. The elder Sutherland as always gets a little trapped in his one-dimensional character but the part was written for a <more>
character actor not a lead. The younger Sutherland effortlessly spans the full spectrum of emotions and holds the attention of the viewer like glue. And Wincott makes for one of the most articulate western villains in the history of the genre.The cinematography is stunning.Again, looking at the low IMDb rating, you would think there are so many quality westerns being made these days that viewers are overpowered by choice. Nope, that's not true. Is it? If I were grading on a Bell curve, this would be a 9. As it stands it gets a solid 8. Recommended.
There has been a number of westerns being released recently, from the excellent Bone Tomahawk, The Hateful Eight & the Revenant to the decent Diablo.The Forsaken doesn't compare with the greats, but is still an excellent old style Western. The problem with this, is that it will be judged for being to old fashioned. If not for the swearing by the great Brian Cox, this is a Western that could have been made in the 60's with Glenn Ford or Randolph Scott.All performances are excellent, and the reviewer saying that Kiefer Sutherland overacted, he must have been watching another movie. <more>
Donald Sutherland is equally as good as his father. Michael Wincott is also worth mentioning, in a memorable role as a hired gun. He seems to be channelling Val Kilmer in Tombstone. As mentioned before, Brian Cox is excellent as the villain, using up the films swear quota. The only poor lead role is Demi Moore, which is not down to her acting, but limited screen time and development. Still give her points for not being vain and letting her grey hair show through.The plot isn't the most original, but gets the job done. Jon Cassar does a great job of directing and the Canadian scenery that is used looks terrific.
Old Fashioned Western is Well Presented (by larrys3)
There's deliberate pacing in this old-fashioned type Western, but I thought it was quite well presented and absorbing. The acting was top- notch with believable characters, a good script from Brad Mirman, and able direction by Jon Cessar.We've seen many of the plot elements here in varying degrees over the years with a vile and greedy land baron forcing the townspeople of Fowler to sell their land to him, with the knowledge that the railroad will be coming to their town soon. The fine veteran actor Brian Cox plays the land baron McCurdy, who employs a gang of violent goons to make <more>
sure the land owners sell to him.Aaron Poole is very believable as the sadistic Frank, who heads up McCurdy's mob, and Michael Wincott does well as Gentleman Dave, also in McCurdy's employ but has a whole different style of getting the job done.Amidst all this turmoil, Keifer Sutherland, as John Henry Clayton, is returning to Fowler for the first time in 10 years. His psyche was severely damaged in the Civil War and he has spent the last eight years carving a violent and checkered path across the country. All of that much to the chagrin of his father the local Reverend William Clayton, portrayed by Donald Sutherland, who's a strong believer in God and non- violence. I might note that it was good to see Demi Moore back on the screen, giving a most solid performance as Mary Alice, who loves John Henry and waited for him to return from the War, but eventually married and now has a son.Overall, you can for the most part, but not entirely, predict which way this movie is going, but I thought it was very well presented, and I would recommend it to those viewers who like this genre of film.