With the Western genre you often know what to expect but in Viggo Mortensen’s The Dead Don’t Hurt he boldly crafts something different and far more interesting.

Directed, written and starring Mortensen he stars alongside Vicky Krieps as well as Solly McLeod with complex themes on love, family and society. Screening at this years Glasgow Film Festival it is part of the selection for the Audience Award 2024.

The festival also hosted an “In Conversation with Viggo Mortensen” which sold out in mere minutes. Solly McLeod is on double duty as he also stars in Jericho Ridge, screening on March 9th with tickets available here.

We saddle-up and sit down with Viggo and Solly to talk all things Westerns, injuries and more!

You can listen to the full interview below: