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'A Fistful of Dollars' starring Clint Eastwood translated into Navajo

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Clint Eastwood starred in the 1964 Sergio Leone-directed spaghetti western "A Fistful of Dollars." The film has now been translated into the Navajo language.

The iconic film “A Fistful of Dollars” starring Clint Eastwood has been dubbed in the Navajo language.

The 1964 Sergio Leone-directed spaghetti western called “Béeso Dah Yiníłjaa’” in Navajo is the third major film made available in the Navajo language following “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope” in 2013 and “Finding Nemo” released in 2016. The translation effort is an attempt to preserve the Navajo language.

“A Fistful of Dollars” will be screened on or near the Navajo Nation this month and the premiere for the cast and crew is set for Window Rock on Nov. 16. Limited seats will be available to the public.