A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a Sheriff born into wealth, attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.
Director: Michael Cimino
Writer: Michael Cimino
Heaven's Gate contains too many ideas and striking spectacle to be a disaster, but this western buckles under the weight of its own sprawl.
Tagline: The only thing greater than their passion for America... was their passion for each other.
Genres: adventure, drama, western
Keywords: montana, showdown, brothel, marshal, dance, immigrant, studies, idealist
Categories: montana, hitman, prostitute, 1890s, gang rape, anarchist, love triangle, brothel, cattle ranch, sheriff, evil landowner, frontier, immigration, socialism, national guard, idealist, settler, epic, cowboy, western town, outlaw
Producer: Joann Carelli
Director of photography: Vilmos Zsigmond
Original music composer: David Mansfield
Production design: Tambi Larsen
Runtime: 219 min
Language: English, French, German, Polish, Russian
Sound Mix: Dolby
Aspect Ratio: 2.40 : 1