After going in and out of prison for over 30 years after a career of stagecoach robbing, Bill Miner is released in 1901 to a completely new reality. Lost about what to do next, Miner finds his inspiration for his next great adventure from the film The Great Train Robbery. His plan to commit the first ever train robbery leads to a thrilling heist and an intriguing tale full of twists and turns.
Based on the true story of William Miner (nicknamed the Gentleman Bandit), The Grey Fox won 4 Genie Awards including Best Picture and has been included on TIFF’s top 10 list of the Best Canadian Films of All Time.
“One of the loveliest adventures of the year” – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun Times
(1982) Director: Phillip Borsos. Screenwriter: John Hunter. Starring: Richard Farnsworth, Jackie Burroughs, Ken Pogue. 92 min PG. English.