Pursued is a 1947 movie starring Robert Mitchum that combines western, film noir and psychological melodrama. The film was directed by Raoul Walsh and photographed in black-and-white by James Wong Howe.
Set in New Mexico
around the turn of the century and told in flashback
, the film tells the story of Jeb (Mitchum) whose entire family was slaughtered when he was a young boy. The vision haunts him into adulthood, but the rest of his childhood is forgotten. When the killers discover that Jeb is the only family member to survive, they vow to kill him too. He spends his life avoiding his unseen assailants, trying to remember his past and find the men responsible for the killings.
It was shot on location in Gallup, New Mexico
The Bedouin Soundclash
song 'Jeb Rand', from the album "Sounding a Mosaic" is based on the character from the movie.