Chato's Land

After killing a white sheriff, embittered Apache Bronson is chased across the West by a posse, led by Palance. A great cast is primarily wasted in this gory, below-average, and overlong film. The script could have been written for a silent film to fit with Bronson's traditional man-of-few-words image (in fact, more grunts and squint than words). Screenwriter...read more

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After killing a white sheriff, embittered Apache Bronson is chased across the West by a posse, led by Palance. A great cast is primarily wasted in this gory, below-average, and overlong film. The script could have been written for a silent film to fit with Bronson's traditional

man-of-few-words image (in fact, more grunts and squint than words). Screenwriter Wilson turned in a better scenario for another western, LAWMAN, a Burt Lancaster vehicle. As usual Bronson must rely upon the conviction that there are viewers who find silence eloquent. Shot in Spain.

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