Director/star Clint Eastwood and co-screenwriter Phil Kaufman add another dimension to Eastwood's classic insular western hero, as a Missouri farmer enlists in the Confederate army to better pursue the renegade soldiers responsible for his family's murder. And during a trek to Mexico with an aged Cherokee Indian (Chief Dan George), comes to the aid of a number of people in need of help. Co-stars Bill McKinney, John Vernon, and Sondra Locke. 135 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; audio commentary; documentary; featurette; theatrical trailer.