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YMMV / A Bullet for the General

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  • Foe Yay/ Ho Yay: A dark and violent example between Tate and Chuncho. Both of them favour guns and money over women; Chuncho completely ignores his human prize once he hears news of a machine gun, which is foreign, like Tate. Film scholar Alex Cox describes the film as being a love affair between Tate and Chuncho.
  • Moral Event Horizon: Both men cross the line at some point: Chuncho when he kills his friend Guapo to protect Tate, and Tate when he murders not only Chuncho's brother Santo, but General Elias as well.
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  • Suspiciously Similar Song: The music for the bandit raid resembles Stravinsky's Rite of Spring.

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