Barbarosa (1982)

Key Cast

Willie Nelson, Gary Busey, Isela Vega, Gilbert Roland, Danny De La Paz, Alma Martinez, George Voskovec, Howland Chamberlin, Harry Caesar.


Two outcasts, Barbarosa (Willie Nelson) and Karl Westover (Gary Busey), try to elude several young men who are tracking them down to avenge their brothers’ deaths. It is a story about senseless hatred and the utter futility it creates.

imdb entry

“Outlaw Country – Willie Nelson and Gary Busey star in an excellent, albeit lesser-known, early ’80s Western.”
Folio Weekly

“The Red-Headed Stranger becomes a red-bearded Zorro in Barbarosa, Aussie director Fred Schepisi’s 1982 homage to the American Western.”
Toxic Universe review