Pedro Pascal and Ethan Hawke star in the debut trailer for director Pedro Almodóvar’s queer Western Strange Way of Life. “This is a queer western in the sense that there are two men, and they love each other, and they behave in that situation in an opposite way,” the director said once while describing the movie. “What I can tell you about the film is that it has a lot of the elements of the Western.
It has the gunslinger. It has the ranch. It has the sheriff. But what it has that most Westerns don’t have is the kind of dialogue that I don’t think a Western film has ever captured between two men.
And now I think I’m telling you too much.” Keep reading to find out more… Here’s a synopsis of the 30 minute short film: A man rides a horse across the desert that separates him from Bitter Creek.
He comes to visit Sheriff Jake (Hawke). Twenty-five years earlier, both the sheriff and Silva (Pascal), the rancher who rides out to meet him, worked together as hired gunmen.