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Once Upon a Time in America: BFI Modern Classics Series

by Adrian Martin

Sergio Leone, maestro of the ‘spaghetti western’, spent some sixteen years of his life developing what was to be his final work – the gangster epic Once Upon a Time in America (1983). As well as detailing the film’s genesis, its production history, and its different versions, this study considers Once Upon a Time in America within the context of Leone’s evolution as a grand cinema stylist.

  • Year of Publication: 1998
  • Genre: Non-Fiction
  • Audience: Adult