Lonely Are the Brave

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Lonely Are the Brave ★★★ 1962

A freespirited cowboy out of sync with the modern age tries to rescue a buddy from a local jail, and in his eventual escape is tracked relentlessly by modern law enforcement. A compelling, sorrowful essay on civilized progress and exploitation of nature. Adapted from the novel “Brave Cowboy” by Edward Abbey. 107m/ B VHS . Kirk Douglas, Walter Matthau, Gena Rowlands, Carroll O'Connor, George Kennedy, Michael Kane, Karl Swenson, William Schallert, Bill Bixby; D: David Miller; W: Dalton Trumbo; C: Philip Lathrop; M: Jerry Goldsmith.