The Outsider

Synopsis: A western love story revolving around the forbidden love between a young widow from a Mennonite-like religious group and a cold-blooded gunslinger whom she takes into her home after he is wounded.
Director(s): Randa Haines
Production: Coote Hayes Productions
 
IMDB:
7.0
R
Year:
2002
119 min
Website
23 Views


[ dog barks ]

I'm ready, Da.

And where are you going,

our Benjo?

I'm going with you.

You have to stay here.

But why?

You have your own chores,

Which I count on you

to do, ja?

Besides,

I need you here

To protect

your mother.

See you tonight.

Let's go inside,

Benjo.

Benjo.

[ sheep bleating ]

Come on.

Come on now.

Come here now.

come on.

[ cows mooing ]

Hey there.

Uh, good morning,

Mr., uh, Yoder, is it?

Ja. I'm Ben Yoder.

"ja." ha ha ha ha.

That just kills me, you know?

The way they say that.

Ja.

I'd thank you to mend

that fence you've just cut

My sheep will get out.

Well, see now, that's just

what we intended.

You got no right

to fence in open range.

This is not open range anymore.

It's my land -

- legally homesteaded.

Mr. Hunter knows that.

We ain't fixin' no fence.

Are you all right?

Get off my land.

My family has worked this land

for three generations.

Along come you strangers

with your fences

And your sheep

and a piece of paper...

You think you own it.

Maybe when hell

freezes over.

When it does, you will be

there to witness.

We'll make this easy.

I'm going to buy it

from you.

I won't sell.

No, I guess not.

[ horses approaching ]

But your widow will.

Benjo!

What is it?

I don't know!

[ screaming ]

[ hushed voices ]

Our Rebecca.

You can go back to town.

We take care

of our own.

Mrs. Yoder,

Take this.

She does not need your pills, Doctor.

She will pray.

Have it your way.

When will someone

stop this man?

You'll have to take that up

with the sheriff.

Tell us, have you arrested

Fergus Hunter

And his hired killers?

I've been over there

and I talked to them.

whey said they caught Ben Yoder

With Hunter cattle.

And I suppose Ben Yoder

cut his own fence, too.

No, they cut the fence, all right.

I told them

to fix it.

A man's dead...

And they will fix

the fence?

Hunter has witness.

Nothing I can do

So this is your justice.

Time and again,

Satan comes as a wolf

among lambs,

Slaughtering the innocent.

And yet, you --

You do nothing.

It pays to stay

on the winning side,

Don't it, getts?

I don't make the rules, Doc.

Oh.

You just work for the man

that does.

M-ma'am.

[ yells ]

Benjo, ride into town

and fetch Doc Henry.

Benjo, you have to

[ stuttering ]

If you can't say it to him,

Then you write it down

Okay?

This man is dying,

Benjo.

Now go.

[ gun fires ]

[ grunts ]

How much blood

do you have left?

[ hens clucking ]

Aah!

[ groaning ]

The bullet glanced

off his rib

And lodged right next to the liver.

Aah!

Is he going to die?

I've seen men punctured

with more holes

Than a pie,

and they still clung to life

Well, makes you wonder

why they bother.

Another one.

Do you think he's...

A shootist?

Yeah.

You still want

to save him?

He's god's creature.

it is god's decision.

Ha. If god had an ounce

of sense,

He'd send this one to hell

before the day is out.

But you will do your best

To prevent that.

Yes.

I'll try to save us

The trouble of burying him

Help me out here,

will ya?

Hmm.

Look at that.

Prison shackles, no doubt.

Yeah.

Okay.

Mm.

Somebody took a whip

to him, too.

Makes you wonder what kind

of marks were left on his soul

And if he'll thank you for saving him,

In the unlikely event that he lives.

Hold him down.

Aah!

Hold him down.

Hold him.

Okay.

I almost got it.

Aah!

[ groans ]

[ groaning ]

I'm going to leave you

this carbolic acid

To cleanse his wound.

You needn't fry his insides

with any more kerosene.

But I thought you were

taking him with you.

He's in no condition

to travel

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