The Cloberth‘s Today’s Memory
Premiere of Clint Eastwood’s movie Unforgiven
Originally shared by The Cloberth
“How long has it been since you fired a gun at a man, Will? Nine, ten years?”
It’s a hell of a thing, killing a man.
Unforgiven premiered in Los Angeles on this date in 1992.
Produced, directed and starring Clint Eastwood.
Co-starring Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, and Richard Harris
Unforgiven won 8 of the 13 Academy Awards for which it was nominated:
Unforgiven was the third western to win an Academy Award for Best Picture.
It also won for Best Director, Best Supporting Actor (Hackman), and Best Film Editing.
Eastwood won the Golden Globe for Best Director, and Hackman was given both the Golden Globe and BAFTA for his supporting role.
Unforgiven is # 68 on AFI’s list AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies, and is # 4 on AFI’s 10 Top 10 Westerns.
1992 New York Times review: