In mid-1986, a dusty crew of musicians gathered at an old film location in Almeria, Spain, to don Mariachi uniforms, shoot guns and rub shoulders with Dennis Hopper, Jim Jarmusch and a pre-fame Courtney Love.
The resultant film, Straight To Hell, – a surreal spaghetti western – had a rocky ride from the critics.
A trio of hitmen and a pregnant woman end up stranded in a strange desert town after robbing a bank and trying to escape their boss because of a failed job. In the town, they encounter a series of unusual coffee addicted killers.
Joe Strummer’s Evil Darling is worth the ticket price alone, as indeed is Cait O’Riordan’s beautiful a cappella rendition of Danny Boy.
Mr Amos Dade
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