True Grit is a 2010 American Western film directed by the Coen brothers. Cogburn reluctantly accepts her offer and leaves, jumping over a fence on his new horse to disprove her good-natured jab that he was too old and fat to clear a four-rail fence, and rides off into the valley below. Honoring movies released in 2010. Pepper leaves Mattie with Chaney instructing him not to harm her. Fetching water one morning, Mattie finds herself face-to-face with Chaney. Farrow asked producer Hal B. Wallis to replace Hathaway with Roman Polanski, who had directed Farrow in Rosemary's Baby, but Wallis refused. And he creates an environment that is very safe to work in. The cast also features Glen Campbell, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper, Jeff Corey and Strother Martin. Calling this "bold talk for a one-eyed fat man" (Cogburn wears an eye patch), Pepper enrages Cogburn, who charges the four outlaws, guns blazing. Why did we choose this one? Mount Morrison and Laurel Mountain form the backdrop above the creek. As La Boeuf and Mattie return to Pepper's camp, Chaney comes out from behind a tree and strikes La Boeuf in the head with a rock, fracturing his skull and knocking him unconscious. Elmer Bernstein (music) Don Black (lyrics) For the song "True Grit". Rooster responds with a smile, saying, "Well, come see a fat old man sometime", and jumps his new horse over a four-rail fence. In 2010, Joel and Ethan Coen directed another adaptation of the novel. He's very supportive of the people around him and the people he works with, very supportive. The 42nd Academy Awards | 1970. [15], After reading True Grit by Charles Portis, John Wayne was enthusiastic about playing the part of Rooster Cogburn, but as production got closer, Wayne got jumpy—he did not have a handle on how to play Rooster Cogburn. John Wayne. John Wayne gives his acceptance speech for his first and only Oscar. believe Cogburn was based on Deputy U.S. Henry Hathaway, who directed the film, was able to calm Wayne's doubts, most notably concerning the eye patch which was made of gauze, allowing Wayne to see. [18] Both Wayne and Hathaway had difficulties with Robert Duvall, with the director having constant shouting matches with his supporting actor and Duvall and Wayne nearly coming to blows. Dollor ('Ol Dollor) was Wayne's favorite horse for 10 years. There, an Indian doctor treats Mattie's snakebite and broken arm. In an interview with Roger Ebert, Wayne discussed the prospect of winning an Oscar for True Grit. The two lawmen and Mattie resume their pursuit. John Wayne won a Golden Globe and the Academy Award for Best Actor. Chaney begins to taunt Mattie about the snakes; Cogburn appears and shoots Chaney, killing him. "[23] The title song, by composer Elmer Bernstein and lyricist Don Black, and sung by Glen Campbell, who co-starred in the movie, received nominations for both the Academy Award for Best Song and the Golden Globe. Darby's stunts were done by Polly Burson. Quincy stabs Moon to prevent this, and Cogburn kills Quincy. It is the first film adaptation of Charles Portis' 1968 novel of the same name. [3] It has appeared in more than a dozen movie reviewers' Top Ten lists for the best movies of the year.[4]. La Boeuf dies from the effort. Highlights. [25] Hailee Steinfeld portrays Mattie Ross, Jeff Bridges plays Rooster Cogburn, and the cast includes Matt Damon as La Boeuf and Josh Brolin as Tom Chaney. Best Song - Nominated. [8] Filming was done from September to December 1968. "He was there on the set before anyone else and knew every line perfectly", said Kim Darby. [6] The Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards nominated True Grit in eleven categories, including Best Makeup. The 83rd Academy Awards nominated the movie for ten of its accolades, but True Grit failed … She gives Cogburn a payment to track and capture Chaney, who has taken up with outlaw "Lucky" Ned Pepper in Indian Territory (modern-day Oklahoma). At the 64th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) ceremony, True Grit earned eight nominations, including one win for Roger Deakins' cinematography. The courtroom scenes were filmed at Ouray County Courthouse in Ouray. Nominee. [16] John Wayne thought the picture had been edited too tightly by Hathaway. John Wayne. Bestemt en skikkelse på niveau med The Dude i 'The Big Lebowski', men måske mere karikeret end countrysangeren i 'Crazy Heart' (2009), som han fik en Oscar for i fjor. Before Moon dies, he reveals Pepper and his gang are due at the cabin that night for fresh mounts. As the three embark on a dangerous adventure, they each have their "grit" tested in various ways. John Wayne was another matter. [13] In the last scene, Mattie gives Rooster her father's gun. In the initial head-on charge, Cogburn hits Ned in the chest above the heart. Cogburn is forced to leave La Boeuf's body behind as they race to get help for Mattie at McAlester's on Mattie's pony, which dies while carrying them. The mortally injured La Boeuf helps them out of the pit, saving their lives. Wills comments that it is difficult for one actor to imitate another for the entire length of a movie and that the Beery mannerisms temporarily recede during the aforementioned scene in which Cogburn discusses his wife and child. Wayne won his only Oscar for his performance in the film and reprised his role for the 1975 sequel Rooster Cogburn. Tuesday, April 7, 1970. John Wayne met Karen Carpenter at a talent show he was hosting and recommended her for the part, though the producers decided against it because she had no acting experience. In the epilogue, Mattie, her arm in a sling, is back at home recovering from her injuries. They are joined by Texas Ranger La Boeuf, who is looking for the same man for another murder in Texas. In the fight, Ned shoots Rooster's horse, trapping Rooster's leg under him as he goes down. The title song, sung by Campbell, was also Oscar-nominated. Arthur Rubinstein - The Love of Life / Czechoslovakia 1968. We're celebrating the 84th Academy Awards with a gallery of 84 great movie images.This one is from "True Grit," the 1969 Western that earned Hollywood legend John Wayne his first Oscar after more than four decades as an actor. Filming took place mainly in Ouray County, Colorado, in the vicinity of Ridgway (now the home of the True Grit Cafe), around the town of Montrose (in Montrose County), and the town of Ouray. Documentary Winners. [14], The horse shown during the final scene of True Grit (before he jumps the fence on Twinkle Toes) was Dollor, a two-year-old (in 1969) chestnut Quarter Horse gelding. 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