, as they were known, refers to a broad sub-genre of western films, that were usually made cheaply in Europe by an Italian director.
The film does not mock the Spaghetti Western
. It is an homage, a pastiche.
"What we know as the ' Spaghetti Western
' was born the day A Fistful of Dollars was made," said Tarantino, a huge admirer of Leone.
Algiers, with its spaghetti Western
feel, sees Dulli pulling off Antony and The Johnsons-like vocal melodramatics.
It's a classic spaghetti Western
love triangle, set in Gold Rush-era California: good woman (rough-and-tough outside, heart of gold within) falls in love with misunderstood bandit, breaking the heart of honorable sheriff who loves her so much that he lets them both get away.
The UK's first Spaghetti Western
Festival is being staged in Wales next month.
"It is set before the Civil War, but it's really a spaghetti Western
, which is late-60s, early 70s.
The filmmaker's new movie has strong Italian ties - as well as featuring Morricone's music, it was inspired by Sergio Corbucci's 1966 spaghetti western
'Django,' that starred Franco Nero.
This first American printing of this 2000 original publication examines the life and work of Sergio Leone, Italian movie director and the father of the "Spaghetti Western
EXCLUSIVE: Spaghetti Western
Orchestra offer CULTURE CLUB members can take advantage of an exclusive ticket offer to see the Spaghetti Western
Orchestra at the Sunderland Empire on Sunday, February 19, for just pounds 15.
And the band headed to Almeria in Spain last week to record the video for their next single Take Another Ride in the region where Sergio Leone filmed spaghetti western
A Fistful Of Dollars and other classics in the genre.