Once upon a Time in the Schlinks

Gone are the days of the simple, weather-beaten solitary son-of-a-whore riding on a brown-dappled mangy horse towards a fiery red sunset.  Or the tense showdown between two dirty and unkempt gunslingers, with the brutal sun beating on itchy fingers, gleaming Colts and extreme close-ups.  The prosperous brothels full of ugly men and beautiful women, cuspidors,