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Indie Trailer Sunday: Canadian Western Spoof 'Gunless' Teaser

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January 10, 2010
Source: Quiet Earth

Gunless Teaser Trailer

Now here's a fun teaser trailer for a Canadian film called Gunless. I first heard about this last year at the Toronto Film Festival. It had been described as a western without guns, but it's not exactly that. It's a western, that's for sure, but the twist is that the Canadian town this American gunslinger ends up is gunless, while our hero - The Montana Kid - is not gunless. It's kind of a fish-out-of-water film, but it's also a play on westerns that makes fun of Americans. It stars Canadian actor Paul Gross, who was on "Due South" and "Eastwick", and also Sienna Guillory. It's a very short teaser, but I've got to admit, it does look quite fun.

Watch the early teaser trailer for William Phillips' Gunless:

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For more information, visit the official website for the film: gunless.ca.

A hardened American gunslinger is thwarted in his attempts to mount a showdown in a friendly town up in Canada where no one seems to understand or appreciate the brutal code of the American Wild West.

Gunless is written and directed by Canadian filmmaker William Phillips, of the feature films Treed Murray and Foolproof previously. This was shot last year in and around British Columbia. Alliance Films is bringing it to Canadian theaters in March, but it doesn't have a US distributor yet, so we're not exactly sure when it'll makes it way down to the US. I suppose the more important question is: does anyone even wants to see this?

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Reader Feedback - 18 Comments

1

I'd have to see more first before I decide to see it. Those Canadians always seem to be making fun of us Americans. Honestly though, we kinda deserve it.

Brandon on Jan 10, 2010

2

o_O?????

Victor on Jan 10, 2010

3

Love Paul Gross, and this looks to play to his strengths. Could be a good one. Can't wait to see more.

Scotty97 on Jan 10, 2010

4

Gross is excellent, check out this brilliant WWI film ( which Alex ignored to even post ! even though I requuested many times!) Passchendaele: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6WYHagWdeE

ConnachtFan on Jan 11, 2010

5

It sounds like abit of comedy like Paul Gross in Due South. don't no about this one though the Trailer is not that good it dose not tell you anything abaut the film. There should have been abetter trailer. 🙁

Cineprog on Jan 11, 2010

6

hey #4......that PASSCHENDAELE trailer is excellent!! alex, why are you putting up this trailer and not passchendaele?

beavis on Jan 11, 2010

7

Looks like it may be worth a look.

d1rEct on Jan 11, 2010

8

Shut up #1 - America is awesome

Jay on Jan 11, 2010

9

Shut up #7, we're awsome but there's more than America in the world.

Mac on Jan 11, 2010

10

What #5 said. Also I'd like to add a WTF? to that.

arjones on Jan 11, 2010

11

It's not a trailer, it's a teaser. It's not supposed to tell you all about the film, it's supposed to spark your interest and that's all. I presume a full trailer will follow nearer to the release date. As far as I'm concerned, I thought that was a quite funny video, and I'll look forward to learning more about it.

Mathieu on Jan 11, 2010

12

Holy crap, that PASSCHENDAELE trailer does look awesome! Could it be: TWO good Paul Gross movies this year?

Scotty97 on Jan 11, 2010

13

edit to above ^^ Apparently, no, it can't be TWO good Paul Gross movies this year. I just looked it up and PASSCHENDAELE came out in 2008 and is on DVD and torrent sites already. Can't wait!

Scotty97 on Jan 11, 2010

14

yea, scotty - you're right. but, i checked netflix a little while ago and it isn't available yet. i did put it on my save queue. PASSCHENDAELE looks outstanding and i'm looking forward to seeing it!

beavis on Jan 11, 2010

15

Hey Alex! Nice job finding and posting that! I am impressed. And do check out Passchendaele.

Jim Dorey on Jan 11, 2010

16

PASSCHENDAELE has been released to DVD. Excellent movie. Highly recommend it.

Ken Wardell on Jan 12, 2010

17

this guy seems a pretty cool head...nice to se something adult oriented....really tired of movies for pre-teens...

GARBAGEMAN TIM on Jan 12, 2010

18

America is fat and gay. Canada rules the world, at least above the Canadian border. Canada had The Tea Party, though now those guys live in Australia and Ireland. Canada is the new Australia. Australia is still Australia but at least Stargate Atlantis and Stargate Universe is not made there, yet. Those shows are ours! Hands off, Aussies.

The Big Poo on Jan 23, 2010

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