Country singing star Willie Nelson stars as Barbarosa, an outlaw who for many years has been the intended victim of his Mexican inlaws. They are regularly sent out to find and kill him, but they never return alive. Gary Busey (THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY) also stars.
A sheltered farmhand is befriended by a notorious outlaw who teaches him the tricks of his unlawful trade.
Copyright 1981 ITC Films, Inc.
"...Busey turns in a natural portrayal....Ian Baker's camera has come up with lovely shots of the Texas locales..." - 01/20/1982 Variety
"The best western in a long while....[The film has a] boldness befitting the stature that it claims for its hero." - 07/25/1982 New York Times, p.42