A Western's Narrator Wreaks Havoc in the Saloon in Eric Kissack's Hilarious Short

'The Gunfighter' Features in New Directors' Showcase at Cannes

Published on Jun 18, 2015

Editor's Pick

Director Eric Kissack of Helo has hilarious fun with the Western genre in "The Gunfighter," which was featured in this year's Saatchi New Directors Showcase. The twist in this saloon bar scene is that everyone --the lone cowboy that walks into the bar, the hostile locals and even the town prostitute -- can hear the narrator, and the narrator (voiced by actor/comedian Nick Offerman) is able to read, and reveal, the characters' every thought. This all leads to some ridiculously funny revelations -- but can the characters avoid the bloodthirsty fate the narrator seems to want for them?

Read more about this year's New Directors' Showcase over at

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Jun 18, 2015
Eric Kissack
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