Gold

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

One of the most captivating and engrossing stories to ever reach the local multiplex, John Huston’s epic tale of gold, guns and greed plays out on a spellbinding canvas populated by ordinary people trying to accomplish extraordinary things.  It is a rustic sort of western throwback from a time before shopping malls and fine print.  In fact, the only thing that enables us to distinguish the good from the bad is the quality of the motivation exhibited by each of the principal players.  What is especially interesting is that this motivation changes as we follow the arc of the story to its ultimate conclusion.
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