BLUE stars Stamp as the adopted son of Mexican bandido Montalban. He rescues Pettet and her father, Malden, from the bandits, then lives with the two for a year until he's discovered. Montalban wants him back, which leads to violent fights and lots of bloodshed. Pretentious direction by
Narizzanno with Sergio Leone-like close-ups and Sam Peckinpah-like slow-motion. Stamp is miscast and his English accent shows through at those rare times when he speaks at all. Giallelis (Manuel) made such a splash in Kazan's AMERICA, AMERICA that great things were expected from him, but his
career fizzled after this turkey. Winkler disliked the film so much that he took his name of...