No Country for Old Tropes: On Genre Subversion in the Western

What happens when a filmmaker purposely subverts the genre they’re working in? Fandor discusses the revisionist westerns that began to emerge in the ‘60s before highlighting three contemporary films that effectively updated the western genre—Unforgiven, No Country for Old Men and Brokeback Mountain.


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Best Picture 2000's

Contemporary & Revisionist Westerns


Joel & Ethan Coen

No Country for Old Men