A western masterpiece produced by David O. Selznick starring Jennifer Jones, Gregory Peck and Joseph Cotten
After the execution of her father, condemned to death for having killed his Indian wife and her lover, the young Pearl Chavez leaves to settle with the McCanles, wealthy distant cousins living in Texas. His mixed skin earned him to know the hostility of some and his beauty to stir up family tensions, especially between the two brothers Jesse and Lewt. Because the eldest, a brilliant law graduate, is as balanced and honest as the younger, a young hoodlum without faith or law, is impulsive and passionate. Between these two rival brothers, Pearl will have to choose...
Produced by David O. Selznick ( Gone with the Wind ), Duel in the Sun belongs to cinema legend with its incredible filming which lasted nearly two years. This flamboyant Technicolor lyrical western tells one of the most beautiful love stories ever filmed, a story of a passion of a rare audacity for the time, to which the dazzling Jennifer Jones comes to lend her features alongside the stars Gregory Peck and Joseph Cotten. A cinematic monument of unequaled excess, Duel au soleil can be rediscovered in its Roadshow version (with prelude, overture and postlude) restored in High Definition.
DUEL IN THE SUN (1946 – Colors – 144 mins) new HD restoration Roadshow version