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Straight To Hell (1987)

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.

Norwood
Sy Richardson
Willy
Dick Rude
Velma

Courtney Love
Simms

Joe Strummer
Karl

Zander Schloss
Poncho

Del Zamora
Sal

Luis Contreras
Mr Amos Dade

Jim Jarmusch
George

Miguel Sandoval
Fabienne

Jennifer Balgobin
Frank

Biff Yeager
Leticia

Sue Kiel
Louise

Michele Winstanley
Preacher

Xander Berkeley
Kim Blousson

Fox Harris
I G Farben

Dennis Hopper
Sonya

Grace Jones
Sabrina

Kathy Burke
Hives

Elvis Costello
The MacMahons

The Pogues

Director
Alex Cox