Pitshanger Pictures - The Shootist (PG) | St Barnabas Ealing
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Pitshanger Pictures - The Shootist (PG)

09
JUN

Date Saturday, 9 June 2018 20:00 - 22:45
Location
St Barnabas Millennium Halls, Pitshanger Ln, London W5 1QG, UK
Contributor
Ian Hamerton
Price
£5 (drinks and snacks extra)

 

John Books an aging gunfighter goes to see a doctor he knows for a second opinion after another doctor told him he has a cancer which is terminal. The doctor confirms what the other said. He says Books has a month maybe two left. He takes a room in the boarding house and the son of the woman who runs it recognizes him and tells his mother who he is. She doesn't like his kind but when he tells her of his condition, she empathizes. Her son wants him to teach him how to use a gun. Books tries to tell him that killing is not something he wants to live with. Books, not wanting to go through the agony of dying from cancer, tries to find a quicker way to go. 
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