Ol' Max Evans: The First Thousand Years

Ol' Max Evans: The First Thousand Years

The film is a documentary portrait of New Mexican writer Max Evans, author best known for The Rounders and The Hi Lo Country (both made into feature films). The film is the story of Max’s improbable life from teenage cowboy, to soldier in WWII (Max landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day), to struggling small ranch owner, to mining speculator, to painter working in the artists’ colony of Taos.